Yoga for Kids & Teens Coming Soon to a School Near You: 5 Reasons Why This Is Awesome!

    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 video technology and even apps. Why has this ancient practice taken root in our schools? Perhaps because yoga offers practical […]

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Occupy Love: A Global Revolution of the Heart (VIDEO)

  “What we want to create is a more beautiful world our hearts tell us is possible. A sacred world, a world that works for everybody.  A world that is healing, a world of peace.” This moving video is an intro to the upcoming documentary “Occupy Love”. The creation of this documentary is being funded […]

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Wintery Chai: A teen approved recipe

I love preparing and sharing healthy foods and snacks with my teen yoga students. While I do not believe external rewards, like stickers and candy, are effective learning tools, a consciously created food or drink item provides both a “treat” and a chance to learn about healthy eating. In this new series, Teen Approved Recipes, […]

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Louis CK donates to pablove

Abby recently wrote about a very moving experience that she had teaching yoga to a young boy named Pablo.  The article was titled “Practicing Dying” and was published on ElephantJournal.com.  Pablo was a student of Abby’s who passed away from cancer. Pablo’s family started a non profit organization, named The Pablove Foundation in Pablo’s honor, to […]

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WINTER SOLSTICE PRAYER

by Mary Saracino Deep night, Dark night Night of the longest sigh Soulful night, Sacred night Night of the longest dreams Cold night, Holy night Night of unfurling desires Womb of the world, Birther of hope Bringer of peace and good will Pray, pray for all good things That suffering for all will end That […]

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A mother speaks about Shanti Generation, yoga and autism

People often email and call us asking about yoga for kids and teens with special needs, including autism. My view is that whenever possible, it is effective to include special needs youth with “neuro-typical” youth. The nature of yoga practice allows and encourages the embracing of diversity, be it neurological, physical, socio-economic or otherwise. Along […]

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