29 Jan2011January 29, 2011

Kids yoga and Love and Logic parenting- a match made in heaven!

Too Many Words “That boy is going to be the death of me. He never listens. I tell him and I tell him, but do you think he cares what I say? No! Not in the least. I don’t know how he is going to learn if he never listens.” We’ve all heard the parent...

27 Jan2011January 27, 2011

Yoga Flexible Fun for Autistic Children

Yoga instructor Nicole Calvano photographed at her home in East Brunswick. (Mary Iuvone / For The Times) By For The Times | NJ.com PLAINSBORO – Nicole Calvano, smiling serenely and exuding limitless patience, sat the small gathering of children and parents in a circle. Calvano, 28, of East Brunswick, yoga instructor and passionate advocate for...

24 Jan2011January 24, 2011

3 Easy Steps to Helping Kids Set Goals the Yoga Way

By Donna Freeman Setting goals is an important skill to teach children. By reflecting on their interests and abilities and deciding upon areas where they want to improve, children learn valuable self-reflections tools. Goals also help improve concentration, self-esteem and motivation as they provide a focus for mental and physical energy. Having a defined purpose also...

22 Jan2011January 22, 2011

Mommy and Me – Bond with your baby and get a workout

Sure, it’s important to find time to exercise after the birth of your baby. But it can be hard to tear yourself away from the amazing new being in your life. Mary Beth Knight, creator of the MommyMuscle Restore The Core DVD and a mother of two, designed the following workout so that you don’t...

20 Jan2011January 20, 2011

The Mommy Lobby

A karma yogi flexes her substantial political muscle in favor of family time. By Diane Anderson Joan Blades is one busy woman. She and her husband sold Berkeley Systems, the software company that created the once ubiquitous flying toasters screensavers, for millions in 1997. In 1998, she cofounded MoveOn.org, which has since grown into a...

18 Jan2011January 18, 2011

Kids Laughing Meditation in Yoga Class

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mX6bB0-g6hY This is a fun way to teach kids to calm their bodies and minds, and have fun at the same time. Yoga is about enlightenment, and when we laugh and giggle, we feel light! Try this with the kids in your life.

17 Jan2011January 17, 2011

Not your typical Kids Yoga Blog Post

The Secret to Happy Working Moms by Jackie Morgan MacDougall “I can bring home the bacon. Fry it up in a pan. And never let you forget you’re a man.” Those words were the very definition of a “24-hour woman” in a classic ’70s perfume commercial. (Let’s not even talk about the nasty stench of...

16 Jan2011January 16, 2011

This Little Light Of Mine – Toddler Yoga- Video

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttlSTpDvQps This is from my Monday classes at Belly Bliss at 10am. Try this at home, or if your in the Denver area, join us. This is a great song to get kids singing, working on fine motor skills, and using their breathe. Namaste & Play

14 Jan2011January 14, 2011

Kids Yoga helps Kids Keep their Promises

This is a very simple statement, yet not so easy to do-Keep your promises. I try to conduct my life in this manner. If you tell someone that you will do something for them, you can’t turn around at the last minute and say, I didn’t do it because it wasn’t convenient. Keeping your promises...

13 Jan2011January 13, 2011

7 year old Kid Yogi on Fox news

Story link: MyFoxTWINCITIES.com Casey’s Comment This is incredible, my daughter Grace often says she wants to teach my classes as well. At five, we will have to wait and she what develops over the next few years. Namaste & Play!