04 Mar2011March 4, 2011
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Kids use yoga to learn mythology, fight pre-test jitters

DECATUR, Georgia (CNN) — Fourth-grade teacher Elisabeth Beckwith wants her students at Fernbank Elementary School in Decatur, Georgia, to pay attention to a lesson on Greek mythology. Fourth-graders at Fernbank Elementary in Decatur, Georgia, practice the “dromedary delight.” 1 of 3 Instead of staring at the board in the front of the classroom, the kids...

27 Feb2011February 27, 2011
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Zen Mommy Minute: Meditation with Kids

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXJs9bdcnXw Suzanne Tucker, aka Zen Mommy Here’s an idea for your family to bring stillness and awareness to you and your kids. It’s a “Pebble Mediation” and my kids LOVE it. All you have to do is walk outside with your children and pick up a few pebbles or rocks… grab a permanent marker… and...

24 Feb2011February 24, 2011
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Why Kids Love to Lead Yoga

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bvz5q546UM#at=106 Learning to lead and follow are important life skills. Learning to balance leading and following are essential in relationships. (Who hasn’t known a person who negatively affects relationships because of their need to always be in charge or someone so passive, they never take the lead?) Thus, an essential part of our Yoga Calm...

18 Feb2011February 18, 2011
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HiYoga! ~ Kids Yoga DVD Review (Video)

httpv://il.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ2D2hyHnlM I enjoyed the slow and relaxing pace of this DVD. The poses were simply, easy to follow and I love the heart pose!  This video helps stressed parents learn to calm down while bonding and connecting. This DVD plants the seeds to a lifetime of learning yoga. Check out the web site!

16 Feb2011February 16, 2011
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Kids Love Bug Yoga (Video)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mUwHJpDvWE By Donna Freeman In this video we demonstrate how to teach three bug yoga poses: butterfly pose, dead bug pose and spider pose. This is a fun activity for children who are interested in the outdoors and the many creepy crawlies found there. It is also an ideal way to incorporate yoga into the...

13 Feb2011February 13, 2011
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Mindfulness Conference for Kids in the Classroom

Jennifer Cohen Harper is one of the presenters. Jennifer Cohen Harper is the founder and director of Little Flower Yoga, an organization providing yoga and mindfulness practices to children in New York City schools. Little Flower helps children overcome physical, mental, and emotional barriers to learning; empowers them to make healthy choices; offers them a...

12 Feb2011February 12, 2011
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Chinese New Year Kids Yoga Class

By Donna Freeman I love creating holiday inspired children’s yoga classes. Chinese New Year is an ideal holiday to help young yogis explore the world, celebrate their individual strengths and increase inter-cultural awareness and understanding. First tell the legend of how the Chinese Zodiac came to be. (Listen to Cora Wen explain this in greater detail in...

11 Feb2011February 11, 2011
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Whale Yoga ~ Kids Yoga DVD Review (Video)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qn415ehzZ0 I enjoyed Whale Yoga! I love how Jodi created a Whale Yoga Flow and has the kids perform movements that whales do and she demonstrates it first so it’s clear, and then had the kids join her. Teaching kids to respect animals, the environment and taking care of themselves through physical movement and breathe...

08 Feb2011February 8, 2011
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Tot Yoga at Naturally Loved Baby starts Feb 13th

ToT Yoga – 3-6 Year Olds This class is a great introduction to the practice of yoga for young children. Toddlers will learn the basic and fundamental poses of yoga through stories, songs and games. Yoga helps build strength, coordination, balance, patience, confidence and concentration while gently introducing children to the practice in a fun...