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Yoga for Kids

5 Ways to Get Teenagers Practicing Yoga

These suggestions come from my experience teaching yoga to teens in schools. The ideas can also be applied to yoga studio or community center...

Abby Wills, M.A.
June 15 2012

Barbie Gets Her Yoga On

Yoga has become so popular with kids that even Barbie is practicing?! Target just launched this line of Barbie 'yoga teacher' dolls as part of...

June 12 2012

7 Steps to Love Your Life (And Really Mean It!)

How do you get to the place of “I love my life” when you don’t? How do you get there when you feel like your life has taken a wrong turn?

Jennifer Pastiloff
June 4 2012

What the Heck Is Yoga Service (And How You Can Change the World)

Yoga service can be defined as the act of giving the gift of yoga to diverse populations, usually with little to no compensation. Nikki Myers and Yoga...

Thais Guimaraes
May 29 2012

What I Learned From Playing Yoga with My Son

I sneak in a few yoga poses during my day, in-between tending to my kids and their needs, practically forcing my mind to let go of the chatter and...

Katia Grodecki, MEd
May 17 2012

Sarah Herrington on OMSchooling, Writing, and The Poetry of Yog

To hear many adults talk about their first time practicing yoga is to hear a great deal about the moment “a light bulb turned on.” Yoga has helped...

Lindsey Toledo
April 26 2012

3 Breaths for the 3-Year-Old in Each of Us

Learning how to mindfully breathe was tough for me as an adult. My mind tugged on the rest of me to knock-this-off and return to old habits of...

Elizabeth Reese
April 24 2012

The Yoga of Parenthood

Parenting is not for the faint of heart. It’s a challenge and every day is different. There is no manual or instruction book. I am not sure what kind...

Jenniferlyn Chiemingo
April 17 2012

Green Yoga for the Whole Family

Earlier this week my son and I noticed a big-leafed plant had sprung up in our back yard. As we walked closer for a more thorough investigation we...

Elizabeth Reese
April 14 2012

Kids Yoga at the White House 2012 Recap!

“Let’s Go, Let’s Play, Let’s Move!” said the First Lady Michelle Obama as she welcomed the 35,000 children and families onto the White House lawn for...

Leah Cullis
April 12 2012

Eating Close to the Earth

During our kids yoga classes at Yogiños, we talk about making good, or "OHMazing" choices for ourselves, others and the earth. Often this includes...

Elizabeth Reese
April 4 2012

4 Kid Poses for Springtime Yoga

It's spring! And that means new beginnings for flowers, trees, and you. What better way to celebrate the change of season than by doing some...

Sarah Herrington
March 29 2012

8 Creative Ways to Share Yoga with Children

As a kid's yoga teacher, I get the chance to explore artistic, creative ways of sharing the practice and its benefits everyday. What’s more, working...

Alexandra Moga
March 5 2012

What Adult Yogis Can Learn From Kid Yogis

The teacher said, "When you hear the bell, stop look and listen!" The teacher may have been yours, back in your first grade class. The teacher might...

Sarah Herrington
February 10 2012

3 Ways to Get Your Kids Living 'MindBodyGreen'

As we enter a new year, we set "healthier" goals for ourselves, which usually include eating better, exercising and being conscious of the world...

Rachel Glowacki
February 1 2012

Using Yoga & Mindfulness to Defuse Stress at Home & at School

It does little good to attempt to de-stress the lives of our children if we, as parents, teachers and caregivers, don’t first look at our own lives....

Liz Bragdon
January 20 2012

3 Ways to Awaken Your Inner Child

What if as adults we lived with a true child-like wonder and faith? What would that feel like? How would that affect those around us, but most...

Rachel Glowacki
January 17 2012

School Yoga and School Lunch: Friends or Foes?

One of the things I was initially shocked by when going into the public school system to share yoga with students was the way school lunches have not...

Sarah Herrington
January 13 2012

7 Benefits of Yoga for Kids with Autism

"I like yoga because it makes my body feel safe." -- 6 year old with autism

Elizabeth Rowan
January 11 2012