09 Jul2012July 9, 2012
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How Does Yoga Foster Cooperative Learning in Schools?

As a substitute teacher in Hawaii, one of the main aims of focus in our schools is about transforming the traditional methods of competitive learning into more cooperative styles.  It’s very exciting to me, that administrators and even departmental leaders are seeing that the traditional method is no longer working with our kids.  They now...

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...

17 Dec2010December 17, 2010
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Yoga in Schools part 1

By Jodi Mardesich Although kids’ yoga has been catching on in studios over the past few years, not all families have the means to send their children to classes at $15-$20 a pop. Another venue is growing, however: More and more public and private schools are welcoming yoga and integrating it into the curriculum. “Most...