04 Feb2011February 4, 2011

Camp Gratitude- Yoga Camp for Kids

Spring Break March 28th – April 1st, 9am-1pm daily.  Only $189  Ages 4-10 Self-discovery through creative activities and play Confidence & creativity through theatrical games & singing Peace through yoga, meditation & yogic breathing Self-expression through dance, music & drum circle World awareness through stories, mandalas & play Growing gratitude awareness in our children’s lives...

01 Feb2011February 1, 2011

BYOBaby Yoga ~ Mommy & Me Yoga ~ New Class ~ Thursdays at 2pm at Belly Bliss

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCfyxX3OTMQ My daughter Grace is showing up on of our exercises, where moms strengthen legs and arms while interacting with their little ones. ! So much fun! 😉 The demand is high for Baby Yoga Classes, so we have added another class.  Moms just had a baby? This class is great for you if you...

31 Jan2011January 31, 2011

Kids Yoga Games

Yoga practice requires a balance of focus and playfulness. Many teachers (myself included) can get bogged down in the “seriousness” of yoga practice, and lose sight of the joy inherent in moving the body, expressing one’s intention to experience happiness, and simply being in a room full of other yogis. When I find myself getting...

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...

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...

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...

15 Jan2011January 15, 2011

Benefits of Baby Yoga

Baby Yoga complements Baby Massage wonderfully. Although a relatively new concept to the US, Baby Yoga has been practiced in other cultures for hundreds of years. In India, it is traditional for new born babies to receive a daily massage and some yoga from birth. Everyone knows that parenting can be hard, especially when the...

10 Jan2011January 10, 2011

Making it Personal – Helping Kids Understand the Power of Yoga is Key to Commitment

Helping children to understand why they are learning yoga is critical to gaining their buy-in and long-term commitment to the practice.  Yes, it is fun.  But, it’s also very beneficial for over all health and well-being. Knowing a little bit about your students will help you provide the appropriate answer to the question, “Why should...

03 Jan2011January 3, 2011

Yoga Prepares Mothers for Today and Tomorrow

Pregnancy and motherhood are journeys we sign onto for a lifetime. Think of the last journey you planned. How did you prepare? Did you read a book about your destination? Did you contemplate what to pack? Maybe, if the journey was physical you started training. Imagine preparing for this journey being surrounded by a group...

02 Jan2011January 2, 2011


The following New Year tips are from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Please feel free to use them in any print or broadcast story, with appropriate attribution of source. Preschoolers I will clean up my toys and put them where they belong. I will brush my teeth twice a day, and wash my hands...