“I Don’t Want to Play If I Get Out!” At the end of a kids’ yoga class I announced, “Now it’s time for a game.” To which one child responded, “Is it a game where people get out? I don’t want to play if I get out.” Today’s blog post is about olympic spirit and […]
For me, being a teacher is a lot like climbing the Himalayas. There are many peaks and valleys on the path. I had a choice to make, either go forward or go back, but I couldn’t live in the valley.
Today’s guest post is from Genera O’Reilly who attended my Kids Yoga Teacher Training last February 2011. Genera’s been teaching adult yoga for years, but found she’s “a novice in the world of teaching yoga to children.” Find out what happens after the training, when she takes kids yoga out of the workshop and on to the mat. That’s her beautiful daughter Soleil in the pictures.
A teacher is like a forklift, Yogi Bhajan said, you have to meet the students where they are at, and only then can you lift them up. “Meet Kids Where They’re At” is the first point of three in these videos to Teach Yoga Kids Love. Watch Janet Williams of Children’sYogaBooks.com and Aruna Kathy Humphrys of YoungYogaMasters.com give three tips, highlights from their presentation at the Yoga Show.
Respect is the Character Development theme for the month of September in our School Board. Respect means thoughtfulness, consideration, honor, admiration, regard, esteem. All these words show what happens when there is respect. But with kids you need to give them more than words, you need to give them an experience of Respect for them […]
Worry is imagining all the things that can go wrong. Its like creating a personalized haunted house in your head. Worry is illusions, smoke and mirrors, things that haven’t actually happened for real. This game helps us learn to laugh at the tricks of the mind and put the mind in it’s rightful place.