19 May2011May 19, 2011
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Raising a generation of Kids on Yoga

By Vicky Hallett from the Washington Post There’s nothing zen about a room full of 5- to 8-year-olds. Or so I thought until I visited Budding Yogis, a kid-centric studio in Chevy Chase D.C. All it took for instructor Linda Feldman to quiet down a rambunctious room of elementary-schoolers was the ringing of a bell....

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!...

04 Dec2010December 4, 2010
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Yoga Recess- Obesity in Kids

Yoga-Recess mind body fitness programming and health education in Pre-schools, Day care centers, elementary schools, high schools, youth organizations, after-school programs, community centers Fighting Obesity and Chronic Illnesses The proliferation of chronic illnesses among our youth has sounded an alarm throughout the health community. The staggering statistics below provide a snapshot of some of the...

07 Oct2010October 7, 2010
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Yoga for Kids–Now Proven Effective!

Experience of yoga meets experimentation of the West at SYTAR. By Mira Binzen In The Yoga Tradition, Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D., describes the ancient sages as “seers (rishi) who ‘saw’ the truth, who perceived with the inner eye the hidden reality behind the smoke screen of manifest existence.” Today’s discerning Westerner wants a little more proof....

04 Oct2010October 4, 2010
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Yoga is physical activity that helps Kids choose healthier foods

Written by Emily Kennedy- Toronto Children’s Diet and Exercise Examiner Children who practice yoga are better able to regulate their emotions, manage stress and calm themselves. Studies now show that they may also choose better foods to eat and engage in more physical activity than children who do not. It seems simple. Many children who are...

27 Sep2010September 27, 2010
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Children and Yoga: Why Yoga Matters For 21st Century Children

by Marsha Therese Danzig, MEd In a recent article in Newsweek, it was reported that American children are in a creativity crisis. What does that mean? Children that are given less opportunity or support to role play, express emotions through play, problem solve, create imaginary worlds, make up play friends, and think outside the box...

14 Sep2010September 14, 2010
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Mommy and Baby Exercises – Have Fun Without Leaving Your Little One!

If you’re a new mother, you probably have a very strong bond with your new baby. So strong that the thought of leaving the little one to workout makes you feel apprehensive and nervous but you can feel your fitness levels decreasing. There are supplements like glucuronolactone that you can take to improve your cardiovascular...

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