13 Feb2018February 13, 2018
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Inner Child Meditation for sharing Yoga with Kids

Join Casey on an Inner Child Journey Find out how you can heal your inner child while learning how to teach kids yoga at the same time. Check out more details about the training by visiting this page and watching our video there… or click here to visit our website with details. Kids Yoga Teacher...

06 May2016May 6, 2016
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Reach up I touch the Sun (Sun Salutation)

Reach up I touch the Sun (Sun Salutation) This is one of our favorites! I recently taught this at the Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference on March 15th. We appreciate all 100+ of you that joined us and hope to present at future conferences and bring yoga to your preschools and teach your teachers more of...

25 Mar2013March 25, 2013
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The Effects of Yoga on Education

The Effects of Yoga on Education More and more educational institutions are starting to offer yoga classes. Whether it’s at the elementary school or college level, yoga can really have some positive benefits. What are the most important benefits of these classes? Read on to find out! Fitness One problem many children face is obesity....

25 Jun2012June 25, 2012
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Kids Yoga and Tactile Learning: Sensing Our World

Our sense of touch is greatly involved in the way we learn.  In fact, touch is the first sense we develop as a human being.  Occurring in the 8th gestational week, as a young fetus’s organs are just beginning to be controlled by the brain, our sense of touch begins several weeks before any other...

21 Mar2012March 21, 2012
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Neuroscientist touts benefits of meditation for Kids

Neuroscientist touts benefits of meditation for kids Richard Davidson  co-authored book, The Emotional Life of Your Brain Simple meditation techniques, backed up with modern scientific knowledge of the brain, are helping kids hard-wire themselves to be able to better pay attention and become kinder, says neuroscientist Richard Davidson. Davidson — who will speak at the...

25 Jan2012January 25, 2012
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Yoga and Children’s Mental Health

Yoga and Children’s Mental Health By Jennifer Van Pelt, MA Social Work Today In March of 2011, yoga programs in schools and hospitals were featured in a Wall Street Journal article that summarized the many benefits for children’s overall mental health. Clinical studies have shown that yoga not only improves physical fitness in children but...

21 Jan2012January 21, 2012
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Kids Yoga, Teens too Coming Soon to a School Near You: 5 Reasons Why This Is Awesome!

Kids Yoga, Teens too Coming Soon to a School Near You: 5 Reasons Why This Is Awesome! By Abby Wills While yoga has been practiced in schools across the country for several decades, lately the movement has sky rocketed. Organizations coast to coast are successfully implementing yoga in thousands of classrooms via live teachers, digital...

19 Oct2011October 19, 2011
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Support for Kids Yoga in Schools ~ Part 2

Scientists and doctors agree, that feeling good is the key to intelligence, creativity, and motivation.  In fact, high levels of dopamine, the “feel-good” chemical in your brain is largely associated with learning and memory. Recent brain imaging tests show that dopamine is essential to real learning.  Real learning meaning that the information being taught “sticks”...

17 Oct2011October 17, 2011
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Support for Kids Yoga in Schools Part 1

When you think of education, what are your first thoughts?  English, math, pens and pencils, a chalkboard with a well dressed teacher, lecturing information for you to quickly jot down or cram into your head before the next big test.  What about movement?  As a child, can you remember learning to ride your first bike,...