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.
If you’re a registered yoga teacher you’re probably required to take continuing education courses. Today I let you in on my experience of a training that is like no other I have taken. One I recommend for continuing education in yoga for youth.
A couple years ago I wrote about how I accidentally swore in a Kids Yoga Class. In my defense, it wasn’t a swear word when I was a kid! But this post about Yoga Music got me thinking about another word that has become TABOO in many kids yoga classes. The word? The word is: […]
I just can’t resist passing on this TED talk with chef Jamie Oliver. He became an inspiration for me after he did the TV series on changing the food served in school cafeterias (watch to around the 10 minute mark for Oliver’s rant on this topic). But one of the most jaw dropping part comes […]
The Main Ingredient Getting the attention of kids can be hard at times. You go into a classroom or studio and the kids would rather talk to each other than listen to the teacher. Or maybe they sit at home playing video games, not even answering, let alone stopping the game to do yoga with […]
Accidents Happen You may have noticed that my old blog post asks, “Have you ever had someone pee on your yoga mat?” Well, you guessed it – that question comes from personal experience. It happened with a group of toddlers I teach in a Montessori School. For half an hour each week we have our […]