How to Create Community through Partner Yoga for Teens

How to Create Community through Partner Yoga for Teens

  During our 500 DVD giveaway, we’re focused on the real reasons teens love Partner Yoga. In part 1 of the blog series, I highlighted the benefits of partner yoga exercises like contemplation, dyad sharing and journaling. In part 2 of the series, I offered an exercise and discussion prompts for contemplating compassion. Part 3 focuses on creating […]

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Being an Ally: The First Step to Guiding Teens in Partner Yoga

Being an Ally: The First Step to Guiding Teens in Partner Yoga

We’ve just launched a 500 DVD giveaway of our “Partner Yoga for Teens” video and teacher guide. Educators can register to be entered in the giveaway until November 15th. While we’re collecting registrants, I’ll be writing a series of blog entries to help prepare teachers for guiding teens in partner yoga. The very first and most important step in helping teens […]

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Announcing the Shanti Generation 500 DVD Giveaway!

Announcing the Shanti Generation 500 DVD Giveaway!

We’re thrilled to share some amazing news! We’re giving away 500 copies of the Shanti Generation “Partner Yoga for Teens” DVDs. Starting today, educators can register on our website to win one of 500 complimentary DVDs. The Partner Yoga for Teens video and teacher guide includes 10 five-minute guided sequences for middle and high school students to practice […]

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Get Teens Talking About Mindfulness

Get Teens Talking About Mindfulness

Teens hear their peers’ voices and words in very different ways than they hear their parents and teachers. This is why getting teens to talk about their mindfulness experiences is a pivotal component of effective teen yoga classes. I encourage teen yoga teachers to “get good” at facilitating  potent group discussions. The benefits of the practices […]

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Social-Emotional Benefits of Yoga for Children with Special Needs

Social-Emotional Benefits of Yoga for Children with Special Needs

In my last blog post, Physical Benefits of Yoga for Children with Special Needs, I noted that the benefits of yoga extend far beyond muscle conditioning, flexibility, and physical fitness. As children learn about their bodies through yoga postures, they learn about their minds through meditation. Meditation exercises alter the physical structure of our brains. […]

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Yoga Resources for Parents and Young Children

Yoga Resources for Parents and Young Children

Parents who love our teen yoga resources often ask for suggestions on titles for yoga with younger children, specifically seven and under. Here are a few of my favorites. Let us know what you would add to this list in the comments section.  BOOKS Yawning Yoga by Laurie Jordan Yawning Yoga helps quiet the noise and shifts children’s […]

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