Reflections on Living Yoga

      I had the pleasure of joining Joni Yung, The Accidental Yogist, on her radio show, Yoga Chat, recently. Joni spent the hour covering topics related to teen health, fitness and yoga. During our chat, I remembered a time many years ago when I was a young adult, confused and unsure where my […]

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

  1. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.” 2. “You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.” 3. “I know, up on top you are seeing […]

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Enhance Your Teen Yoga Class with Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a delightful way to enliven teen yoga classes. One of my students favorites is to enter a freshly spritzed room and inhale the refreshing aroma of rosemary. My mother-in-law sent me the following article touting the brain boosting benefits of the herb. Rosemary room sprays can be found at natural food stores. Better […]

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Teen Yogis Talk About Bullying

  Neuroscience research is beginning to prove the validity of mindful practices for cultivating social and emotional intelligence. Teens who practice yoga already know how beneficial it is to become more self aware and able to cope effectively with emotions. They know how relieving stress helps to create more positive, compassionate relationships. Teen yogi’s know […]

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Teen Yoga Activity: Planting Good Seeds

    One of the most helpful practices I’ve learned from the process of  teaching yoga in schools is to encourage goal setting. While this may seem antithetical to yoga, which is supposed to be all about the journey, I’ve found that goal setting enriches that journey and provides a more steady ground. Goals give […]

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Plant Good Seeds

~Planting good seeds in thought, word and action is a mantra Jill Fox lives by.   Founder of Awear Yoga and its Plant Good Seeds brand, and a student & teacher of yoga, Jill believes everything starts with the intention of a simple seed.   Collaborating with her very good friend and neighbor Jessica Mueller, […]

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