18 Dec2010December 18, 2010
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Yoga in School part 2

By Jodi Mardesich This year, however, YogaKids has trained 51 teacher-educators nationwide, who have taught another 50 teachers in the “Tools for Schools” program, according to Haysman. YogaEd has trained about 200 teachers nationwide, Kalish says. So far, most of Yoga Ed.’s teacher trainees have come through the ranks of the public education system, largely...

17 Dec2010December 17, 2010
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Yoga in Schools part 1

By Jodi Mardesich Although kids’ yoga has been catching on in studios over the past few years, not all families have the means to send their children to classes at $15-$20 a pop. Another venue is growing, however: More and more public and private schools are welcoming yoga and integrating it into the curriculum. “Most...

12 Nov2010November 12, 2010
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So Many Benefits to Kids Yoga

Yoga is a form of exercise, meditation, and breathing practices with Indian roots designed to bring unity to the mind, body, and spirit. Adults have vouched for yoga for years, saying it makes them feel better physically, enhances their ability to concentrate, and brings tranquility to their lives. Now parents and yoga instructors are looking...

11 Nov2010November 11, 2010
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Tips to Make Yoga Easy and Fun for Kids with Disabilities

Talk to anyone who loves yoga and you will probably hear them say, “I practice yoga.” Even the greatest yoga masters think of themselves as yoga students. There is no such thing as the perfect yoga pose. In yoga, we understand that everyone has a beautiful body and that we all move in different ways....

30 Oct2010October 30, 2010
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Fun with Halloween Kids Yoga Poses

Young children love Halloween. They get to dress up as their favorite character, stay up late and go door to door collecting candy. Most parents might also love browsing through sites like hellhorror.com and setting up horror movies for their children to watch at night. Now, adding Halloween Yoga to the mix helps to make...

19 Oct2010October 19, 2010
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Catch Them When They Are Young: Yoga For Kids

Today’s kids are under so much stress right from school and in facing their parents and peers. Your child has to meet lot of deadlines and pressures right from homework to extracurricular activities to tuition and excel classes in Denver or elsewhere. And like the adults in their life, a lot of kids today are...

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...