09 May2011May 9, 2011
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Once Upon a Pose ~ Kids Yoga ~

To read my review of Donna’s Book click here! Once Upon a Pose: A Guide to Yoga Adventure Stories for Children Once Upon a Pose will provide parents and teachers with all they need to know to practice yoga with kids. This one-of-a-kind guide shows you step-by-step: – how to teach yoga to kids ages...

28 Apr2011April 28, 2011
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Mom Uses Kids Yoga to Treat Son’s Autism (Video)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvWJpE1ZT78 Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) will benefit from yoga since it addresses both the physical and emotional symptoms of the disorder. The typical gross motor delay, low muscle tone and impaired coordination of ASD often result in low self-esteem and lack of confidence which can extend to other areas of life. Yoga is an appropriate...

21 Apr2011April 21, 2011
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5 Benefits of Prenatal Yoga ~ Thanks Babble ~

1: Yoga builds strength Yoga builds strength”One of the best things about yoga is it makes you stronger all over,” says Santa Monica YogaWorks instructor Julie Jacobs. You’ll need that strength in your lower body to carry the added pregnancy weight and compensate for changes in balance. And you’ll need it in your upper body...

14 Apr2011April 14, 2011
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How Prenatal Yoga Changed My Life (For A While)

Posted by Rebecca I was never really into yoga. Well, I liked the idea of yoga. But the reality? Before I was pregnant, yoga class was an aspirational experience.I am many things, but Stretch Armstrong isn’t one of them. Thus I would spend a good portion of most classes being “adjusted” by teachers with varying...

19 Mar2011March 19, 2011
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Scary and Funny all at the same time (Video) ~ That’s Kids Yoga

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9oxmRT2YWw Casey’s Comments I love this video!  It’s a great metaphor for life.   Sometimes the best things in life scare you first, then you find them funny. This is what yoga is all about, moving out of your comfort zone and then you find the bliss. Kids yoga is great, because kids start in bliss...

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...

14 Mar2011March 14, 2011
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Mondays Baby Boom In Hollywood Series ~ Christina Applegate New Baby Girl

“Actress Christina Applegate and fiancé, musician Martyn LeNoble, welcomed daughter Sadie Grace LeNoble on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 in Los Angeles,” the spokesperson said in a statement. “Mother and daughter are doing great.” Adds someone close to the proud parents: “She’s a beautiful little girl, and they are so happy and in love with her.”...

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...

25 Feb2011February 25, 2011
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Kids Yoga Games – Musical Mats

By Donna Freeman Musical chairs meets yoga. A fun, inclusive version of the classic game combining upbeat music, kids favorite yoga poses and loads of energy. This will be a hit with your group and can be played with any age, including teenagers. It is especially fun for Family Yoga and with groups of varying...