A Valentine’s Yoga Mismatch Mmmmmm, Chocolate! Oh so euphoric, bittersweet goodness that melts on the tongue. Swiss Chard, my tender green friend. Proudly named the Valedictorian of Vegetables. Valentine’s Day is the time of Romance and sometimes surprising coupling. Let’s follow up on my last post about the Romance between the head and the heart […]
A Gold Medal Week for Kids Yoga Lesson Plan Themes Those who work with kids know it can be a challenge coming up with themes for kids yoga classes. Often we turn to current events for ideas and this week we’ve hit the jackpot! Not only are the Olympics happening, but it is Valentine’s Day […]
Last week in a daycare where I teach I decided to workshop the Sun Salutation in a unique way that kept my class of fifteen kids, aged 5 – 9 years old, busy for 30 minutes. I share the tricks I used to keep the kids attention and get them moving.
Watch Where You Aim That Arrow! Archery is said date back to the stone age (around 20,000 BC), and while most people don’t go out and hunt their food with a bow and arrow, it is alive today in sport. This year you can see it in the Olympics. The Archer Reveals the Secrets […]
The Spirit of the Games While yoga is not (yet) an Olympic sport, there are ways to tap into the excitement of the Olympics to enhance your kids yoga classes. Many kids love the Olympics. They are really special because they only come around every four years. This morning in my pre-school yoga class (3-5 […]
What happens when an eleven year old gets a chance to teach the kids yoga class. How planning the warm-ups, yoga, and games, and the problems that follow build leadership skills in youth.