29 Aug2012August 29, 2012
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Kids Yoga in the Park ~ What a great summer! (Video)

It’s been an amazing and quick summer! My daughter just started 1st Grade this week, and I am amazed that the summer has come and gone already! Most Sundays we spend our time practicing yoga in the park!  Kids Yoga Guide was honored to be a Sponsor for Yoga Rocks the Park! When not at...

25 Jun2012June 25, 2012
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Kids Yoga and Tactile Learning: Sensing Our World

Our sense of touch is greatly involved in the way we learn.  In fact, touch is the first sense we develop as a human being.  Occurring in the 8th gestational week, as a young fetus’s organs are just beginning to be controlled by the brain, our sense of touch begins several weeks before any other...

23 May2012May 23, 2012
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Why Implement Kids Yoga at Your School?

As the school day wears on, even the most creative teachers lose students to boredom and disinterest. Many schools are learning that yoga is an invigorating and effective break. In just 15 to 20 minutes, children gain benefits from yogic wiggling and self-reflection. Giving students the opportunity to free their bodies, giggle in and out...

21 May2012May 21, 2012
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Max Shares his love for Kids Yoga (Video)

httpv://youtu.be/ZTmhF3rUbss I just stumbled across this video over the weekend as was happy to see a couple of familiar faces. I taught private yoga sessions to Max a few years ago and also trained Miranda to teach Kids Yoga back in 2010. 😉 To find more about Julie, visit her web site http://juliehammerstein.com and Miranda...

14 May2012May 14, 2012
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Imaginative Kids Yoga: Active Story Time

Once in a blue moon children gathered together to hear stories, create images in their mind of wonder and beauty, learn ethics about being human and caring for our plants and animals.  Today the story continues and in a yoga room you can find more than children gathering to listen and imagine (although sometimes we...

03 May2012May 3, 2012
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Baby Yoga Video ~ Learn to teach Postnatal/Baby and Toddler Yoga

Learn to teach Postnatal/Baby and Toddler Yoga Click here. I love this video, it’s so sweet, babies are natural leaders. httpv://youtu.be/SYGbyq9ntCA This training is ideal for current yoga teachers, day care providers, school teachers, moms & dads, and people who love babies and toddlers. This training offers techniques for teaching Yoga to postpartum mothers, babies...

16 Apr2012April 16, 2012
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Meditation not Medication: Believing in the Body

The body is a magnificent mechanism; an organic machine capable of extraordinary feats from hiking a 29,000 foot peak or running hundreds of miles at time, to giving birth and living over 100 years of life.  What a miracle it is to be alive and in a body!  Though we as humans can see the...

03 Apr2012April 3, 2012
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Colorado’s elementary schools strive to give kids more exercise

Yoga, themed recess and brain breaks have found their place at elementary schools across Colorado as educators find more ways to get kids moving — and to comply with new laws.  “We have been finding some schools really made an effort,” said Karen Ryan, policy director for Live Well Colorado, a nonprofit focusing on decreasing...

28 Mar2012March 28, 2012
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Kids Yoga in the classroom

The elements of stress relief are catching on for even the youngest kids — many of whom face intensifying obligations in daily life Their yoga practice will intensify to help the children deal with No Child Left Behind testing in March. “There’s a lot of high-stakes testing for No Child Left Behind,” said Deborah Collins,...

07 Mar2012March 7, 2012
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Perfection is the not the Goal: the Fun Way of Kids Yoga

Kids Yoga is meant to be a fun experience where children are given the opportunity to develop different skills in a non-competitive environment.  So often in schools kids are asked to run up against each other.  The stress of grades on top of the growing pressures of social standards sets young students to race against...