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Yoga for Kids

School for Deaf Begins Yoga Program for Autistic Students

The American School for the Deaf has been teaching deaf children since 1817. They've recently incorporated a new program to help their students who...

April 11 2011

Meet the 11-Year-Old Yoga Teacher

Meet the 11-Year-Old Yoga Teacher

March 29 2011

Yoga Mats for Kids! The Little Yoga Mat

I love yoga for kids and I love eco-friendly products that are designed well, so I immediately fell in love with The Little Yoga Mat (and I don't even...

Jason Wachob
March 25 2011

Yoga and Creativity!

Maybe you started exploring yoga because of a physical injury or a broken heart. Maybe you wanted to become less stressed, stronger, more at peace....

Sarah Herrington
March 24 2011

Meditation Improves Kids Test Scores

Another reason why it's great for kids to learn meditation -- it can help improve their school work. A new study suggests that meditation improves...

March 22 2011

Beth Reese: Yoga for Kids

Sure, I love yoga for dudes, but imagine how many dudes (and women) would be practicing yoga if we had more yoga for kids programs? Elizabeth Reese of...

Jason Wachob
March 11 2011

Yoga & Meditation Helps Inner-City Kids

Though I'm probably preaching to the choir here, there are numerous benefits to having a yoga and meditation practice. And those who need it the most...

Jason Wachob
February 25 2011

Q & A with Baron Baptiste: Kids, Men & Yoga + More

As you probably know if you're a regular reader of MindBodyGreen, men and yoga is a favorite subject of mine. And one of the leading men in yoga is...

Jason Wachob
February 16 2011

Can Kids Stay Still for Yoga? Om Yeah!

One of the most common questions I hear when people learn I teach kids yoga is, “can kids really calm down for yoga class?” My answer is “Om Yeah!”...

Sarah Herrington
February 15 2011

No Space? No Problem! Yoga for Small Spaces Yoga Deck

As a kids yoga teacher I have several decks of yoga cards. Like big flashcards, yoga cards illustrate poses on the front with instructions on the...

Sarah Herrington
February 1 2011

DVD Review: Whale Yoga for Kids

Wondering how to teach yoga to your kids at home? A good way to start is by DVD. I recently checked out Jodi Komitor’s (of Next Generation Yoga) Whale...

Sarah Herrington
January 7 2011

Girl Power Yoga

Over the past few years, many of my kids yoga classes have been to all girls, thanks in part to teaching some classes at an all-girls school and in...

Sarah Herrington
December 21 2010

Meditation for Kids: 4 Ways to Start Kids Meditating

In a world of sensory overload and school, family and internal pressures, kids need meditation as much as adults. Meditation helps kids develop focus,...

Sarah Herrington
November 10 2010

3 Secrets From Kid Yogis

Teachings kids yoga has made me realize how much kids already know about the practice that adult yogis are still trying to work out -- myself...

Sarah Herrington
September 23 2010

Yoga 2.0: Kid and Teen Yoga & The Internet

How does kid and teen yoga fit into a world of internet, texting, Facebook, and video games? How can kids/teens get interested in an ancient...

Sarah Herrington
September 8 2010

6 Ways Kids' Yoga Differs From Adult Yoga

Kids' yoga is definitely different than adult yoga. And here's what teaching kids yoga is really like:

Sarah Herrington
September 2 2010

Back to School Yoga

Will I like my new teacher? Who will I sit next to in lunch? New friends, new activities, wanting to get good grades and be successful can all lead to...

Sarah Herrington
August 25 2010

5 Great Yoga Poses for Kids

Yoga helps kids develop strength, flexibility, calm minds, open hearts and gives them tools for regulating emotions. To start practicing with the kids...

Sarah Herrington
June 22 2010