01 Sep2011September 1, 2011
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Kids Yoga Guide Creator shares tip ~ Modeling ~ (Video)

Kids Yoga Guide Creator shares tip ~ Modeling ~ httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xgU0-yQam5s Be the Change you want to see in the world. Ghandi How are you modeling the behaviors you want your children to cultivate? We would love to hear how you do it!

24 Jun2011June 24, 2011
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Kids Yoga Guide Shares “Why Recess Matters, How to Defend it”

Kids Yoga Guide found this great resource “Why Recess Matters, How to Defend it” NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly discusses the link between recess and academic achievement with her guest Rae Pica, international expert on children’s physical activity. Click on the picture to the left to listen in.. To find out more visit the site here.

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....

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...

08 Apr2011April 8, 2011
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Kids Yoga Love this ~ Be Like a Kid: Making Exercise Fun Again

If you’re trying to add more activity and movement to your life, one place to look for inspiration is your children. When we were kids, we never said, “I have to go exercise.” We just wanted to play and move. Here are four things about being active and healthy that you can learn from kids:...

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...

09 Mar2011March 9, 2011
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Yoga helps even Kids channel energy, emotion

Decatur, Georgia (CNN) — Gigi reaches up into her sun salutation. She steps back into her high lunge and kicks her legs straight into plank pose, a push-up she holds without wobbling for 10 seconds before looking up impatiently at her yoga teacher. It’s close to 6 p.m. She’s had a long day. She collapses...