4 Essentials of Effective Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Teaching Part One: PURPOSE

4 Essentials of Effective Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Teaching   Part One: PURPOSE

In this series, we will unpack the essential elements of effectively teaching youth yoga; Purpose, Pedagogy, Relationship and Appropriate Practices.   Purpose: Why We Teach What am I here to hear? Being an effective facilitator begins with listening to the needs of the students. Listening from the heart, free of judgment, is an art and […]

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Part 1: Building Resilience in Children and Teens

Part 1: Building Resilience in Children and Teens

(This is part 1 in a 2 part series by guest blogger, Adenia Linker. Read Part 2 here: 7 C’s: Competence, Confidence, Connection, Character, Contribution, Coping, and Control. ) Every parent desires to see their children succeed, however with a rapidly changing and terribly complex world awaiting them, we often get caught stressing on short-term details rather […]

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Part 2: The 7 C’s: Competence, Confidence, Connection, Character, Contribution, Coping, and Control

Part 2: The 7 C’s: Competence, Confidence, Connection, Character, Contribution, Coping, and Control

(This is part 2 in a 2 part series by guest blogger, Adenia Linker. Read Part 1 here: Building Resilience in Children and Teens) Competence Competence is cumulative, acquired through actual experience, and manifests in children as “I can do this!” As children struggle with skill building and say, “I can’t”, they often feel hopeless. They […]

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5 “What If” Questions for Engaged Education

5 “What If” Questions for Engaged Education

What if….  teachers asked students: “What would you like to learn today?” What if….  administrators asked teachers: “What values are your students learning?’ What if…. parents were asked to express what they want their children to learn? What if…. overall well being were the first outcome we assessed? What if….schools set out to discover the unique […]

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4 Essentials of Effective Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Teaching Part Two: Pedagogy

4 Essentials of Effective Youth Yoga and Mindfulness Teaching Part Two: Pedagogy

In this series, we unpack the essential elements of effectively teaching youth yoga; Purpose, Pedagogy, Relationship and Appropriate Practices. Pedagogy: Our Approach to the Art of Teaching Teaching yoga to youth requires us to have a clear understanding of both the method of our practice and our approach to the science of teaching.  The way of teaching an […]

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