01 Apr2011April 1, 2011
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Kids Yoga ~ Namaste ~ Now Nap Time

Sandy Huffaker for The Wall Street Journal By EMILY GLAZER A three-year-old doing a downward dog? A four-year-old doing a cobra—and then helping a stuffed animal stretch into the same pose? Yoga for children is taking off in studios, hospitals and schools across the country, as parents look for new activities that can help motor...

25 Mar2011March 25, 2011
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Pranayama With Kids (Yoga Breath)

The other morning in yoga class, my teacher Louie had us work on our bumble bee-making capabilities with the pranayama breathing practice of Bhramari.  We sat still and let the sound bubble and vibrate with unclenched jaws and closed but loose lips. Bbbzzzzz. After working with the vibrations in various ways and for some time,...

16 Mar2011March 16, 2011
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Kids Yoga shares ~ Personal Trainers for Toddlers?

Exercise is good, but do little kids really need to join gyms and hire personal trainers? According to the Contra Costa Times, around the Bay Area, kids as young as 3 are “learning some of the same exercises — modified for their ages — their parents are doing.” They are working with personal trainers, taking...

13 Mar2011March 13, 2011
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Does Your 3-Year-Old Really Need to Take Yoga Classes?

At Bliss Body Yoga Studio in Collingswood, NJ, Maureen Heil teaches 4-year-olds yoga using illustrations from Eric Carle’s book, 10 Little Rubber Ducks.  The children pretend to be whales and dolphins and “imitate the wind to practice deep breathing.”  Heil is just one of several yoga instructors in the Philly area offering classes for kids as young as...

08 Mar2011March 8, 2011
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Let’s Move ~ America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids (Video)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oBeuSCfGeg&feature=player_embedded In the end, as First Lady, this isn’t just a policy issue for me. This is a passion. This is my mission. I am determined to work with folks across this country to change the way a generation of kids thinks about food nutrition and phsyical activity.” – First Lady Michelle Obama Let’s Move!...

05 Mar2011March 5, 2011
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Kid’s Yoga Video on the News!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9BiRIZzWeI It’s so great to see Kids Yoga on the news! Check out this great video on working on virtues that are necessary to deal with daily life and stress. Check out Angel Bear Yoga here.

04 Mar2011March 4, 2011
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Kids use yoga to learn mythology, fight pre-test jitters

DECATUR, Georgia (CNN) — Fourth-grade teacher Elisabeth Beckwith wants her students at Fernbank Elementary School in Decatur, Georgia, to pay attention to a lesson on Greek mythology. Fourth-graders at Fernbank Elementary in Decatur, Georgia, practice the “dromedary delight.” 1 of 3 Instead of staring at the board in the front of the classroom, the kids...

02 Mar2011March 2, 2011
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How Does Yoga Affect Children?

Who thought the day would come when moms and dads would have to schedule play dates for their children? Americans are living in the busiest, most stressful time in history; that means kids are too! Yoga’s effect on children is a positive one and might be just what your child needs. Yoga and stress Children,...

27 Feb2011February 27, 2011
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Zen Mommy Minute: Meditation with Kids

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXJs9bdcnXw Suzanne Tucker, aka Zen Mommy Here’s an idea for your family to bring stillness and awareness to you and your kids. It’s a “Pebble Mediation” and my kids LOVE it. All you have to do is walk outside with your children and pick up a few pebbles or rocks… grab a permanent marker… and the...

23 Feb2011February 23, 2011
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Kids Yoga Guide recommends “Special Yoga”

Yoga for the Special Child®, LLC is a comprehensive program of Yoga techniques designed to enhance the natural development of children with special needs. Our style of Yoga is gentle and therapeutic – safe for babies and children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Microcephaly, Autism and other developmental disabilities. These methods also provide an effective treatment for children diagnosed...