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Yoga for Kids

How An NFL Linebacker Became A Renowned Yoga Teacher

When former New Orleans Saints linebacker Keith Mitchell suffered a severe spinal contusion during a routine tackle in 2003, his football career came...

Andrea Rice
October 26 2014

Watch These Little Kids Explain Why They Love Yoga

Sure, kids can effortlessly bend their bodies like a pretzel and pop up into a perfect Wheel Pose, but what kids really benefit from in yoga is a...

October 23 2014

Want A Drama-Free Teenager? 5 Ways Yoga Can Help

In my last 15 years of teaching yoga in schools, community centers and studios, one of the most effective methods I have found for engaging...

Abby Wills, M.A.
October 17 2014

8 Reasons Why A School Teacher Wants Your Kids To Do Yoga

Picture this: You put in a full day at work, dealing with office politics and trying to do your best. When the workday is over, you rush to a group...

Mary Mcguire
October 16 2014

Fed Up With Violent Toys? Check Out Yoga Joes!

After a year and hundreds of man-hours of sketching, melting, 3D scanning, and 3D printing, my "Yoga Joes" action figures have just been funded from a...

Dan Abramson
October 8 2014

8 Things I've Learned About Yoga Since Having A Baby

Almost a year ago to the day, I wrote an article about what it was like to practice yoga soon after having a baby. Now, one year into motherhood, not...

Liz Vartanian
November 25 2013

Yoga With Kids (Sweet Slideshow)

Seeing the joy in a child brings me back to the simple, innocent and wonder of this beautiful life. So when I have a chance to capture the joy of...

Robert Sturman
October 9 2013

5 Yoga Poses For Mommies & Babies

The joys of having a baby is more than anyone can ever describe, and as a mom of two, myself, I have found that unless you consciously choose to...

Hope Zvara
February 4 2013

7 Tips To Raise Chill Kids Using What You Love About Yoga

Teaching yoga principles to kids gives them the tools to stay calm and in a chill mode of operation. Granted, these tips are for all ages, so you may...

Kerry Alison Wekelo
January 7 2013

2 Year-Old Yoga Teacher

Our friends at Gaia Yoga sent us this adorable video of a 2 year-old yoga teacher.

October 30 2012

Kids Yoga Book Review: Sophia's Jungle Adventure

I’m always on the lookout for new books and materials to share with little yogis in kids yoga class. Kids are learning sponges and, while some...

Sarah Herrington
October 25 2012

7 Reasons to Practice Yoga with Children

Anyone who read my article, 10 Reasons Why We Need at Least 8 Hugs a Day, knows I have a little girl. I am a devoted Dad, and I have a close...

Marcus Julian Felicetti
September 22 2012

5 Benefits of Kids Yoga

I breathe in, a happy body, mind, and soul. I breathe out , and I smile.

Stephanie Perlman Garcia
August 29 2012

6 Reasons Why Kids Should Practice Yoga

“Well, kids are flexible.” This is the primary comment I hear from parents when they find out that I’ve been an elementary school teacher for over 25...

Marlene Schick
August 23 2012

4 Lessons from My Injured 'Toe Guru'

You hear it all the time in yoga land: your injuries are your greatest teachers. So, when I needed foot surgery to rehabilitate and reset a frozen big...

Sarah Herrington
July 26 2012

5 Reasons Mindfulness Should Be in Every School

I spent the majority of my academic career in the principal’s office… that is, until I learned how to meditate. After learning to meditate daily, I...

Robert Piper
July 18 2012

Mamaste: 5 Ways to Be a Yoga Parent

In yoga, and in the yogic life, there is a constant search for balance and peace both within ourselves and our relationships to others. As a mother of...

Bianca Neill
July 17 2012

5 Tips to Teach Children Mindfulness & Meditation

Meditation and mindfulness were commonly seen as adult “pursuits” for many years, but that has all started to change. There is an increasing interest...

Lorraine Murray
July 17 2012

Let's Raise Some Lil' Bambino Yogis

"There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children."

Robert Sturman
June 27 2012

5 Reasons Kids Should Do Yoga

Everyone seems to be doing yoga these days – from celebrities to professional athletes and everyone in between. Kids are even getting in on the yoga...

Sonya Klepper
June 21 2012