It’s finally summer! A perfect time for a Kids Yoga Summer Camp. I remember the first time I offered a full day/full week kids yoga camp, it was not what I expected. The biggest learning curve was not the yoga part. I had taught a lot of kids yoga, it wasn’t hard to think of […]
While planning kids yoga classes for “Earth Day” the material I found had messages of doom and gloom. Help kids combat negativity with the practices of yoga and mindfulness.
Picture a classroom full of young students, some eager to move and learn while others remain nervous or disinterested. A kids yoga teacher asks the kids to sit still and close their eyes, and when they are ready, the teacher reveals a bubble wand and soap. While this simple prop introduction may sound insignificant, it promotes a safe and engaging environment while teaching incredibly relevant lessons.
It’s handy to have a few quick attention-getters for those moments when your yoga class is getting excited, maybe even too excited. I have used many different tricks over the years, I like to change it up to keep it interesting for the kids and myself. So here are 3 of my current favorites. Please […]
A Kids Yoga Teacher Training Yoga Story A student once asked a teacher, “How do I learn best?” Without hesitation, the teacher said to the student, “Teach!” So the student became a teacher. The teacher then asked a student, “How do I teach you best?” Without hesitation, the student said to the teacher, “Learn!” […]
To give you an idea of what you get, I offer these 6 Tips on teaching yoga to kids. One tip from each of 6 weekends of Kids Yoga Teacher Training with a Registered Childrens Yoga School.