Teaching kids to be safe in yoga

    We recently received the following question from a community member: “I am preparing to teach a multiage class this week and would like to highlight safety as a theme. Any resources are appreciated.  The age range is 5-12, grades k-6 and I get to have each grade individually. I usually work with one […]

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Dr. Gabor Maté on ADHD, Bullying and the Destruction of American Childhood

  Amy Goodman interviews physician and author, Gabor Maté about impulse control, new diagnoses, and the cause of it all.  Dr. Maté asserts that “developmental conditions for healthy childhood psychological and brain development are less and less available, so that the issue of ADD is only a small part of the general issue that children are no […]

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Yoga in my school interviews Abby Wills about peace, yoga, and youth

    If you’re not already familiar with Donna Freeman and Yoga In My School, we encourage you to learn about this great organization and enthusiastic advocate of the youth yoga movement.  On her website, Donna hosts yoga related giveaways, product reviews, and blog talk radio interviews with leaders in the yoga world ranging from […]

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Allies in the youth yoga movement: Part 1

  There’s A LOT going on in the youth yoga movement and the people and organizations making it all happen deserve some serious recognition.  Many of these folks have gone right to the heart of their communities where the need is greatest and developed effective programs that are changing and improving lives by the thousands. […]

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Can yoga help kids and teens learn?

  Have you ever found yourself wishing that the practice of Yoga were available to you as a child or teen in school? Fortunately, many kids and young people today will look back on their school days and recall learning downward facing dog and/or breath of fire. The benefits gained through regular Yoga practice are […]

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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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