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Early Childhood Yoga Experiences: Jellyfish-Mountain Play

  This post is part of an on-going series sharing time-tested and true Early Childhood Yoga Experiences. Respected educational theorists, including Lev Vygotsky, Maria Montessori and Rudolph Steiner,  teach the importance of play in a child’s development. The same holds true in yoga education for early childhood. Imagine asking a group of 3-4 year olds […]

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Pose of the Week: Cobra Pose

Cobra Pose: Bhujangasana (Sanskrit) Type of Pose: Backbend Level: Beginner-Intermediate Appropriate for Ages: 4 & up Cobra Pose is a completely natural posture for the body. Think about the pictures you’ve seen of infants pushing themselves up from laying on the belly. There are multiple ways of practicing Cobra, depending on age and physical condition. […]

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A Bowl Full of Yoga

This article is reprinted from the Kids on the Mat section May 2006 issue of  Yogi Times. Over the next week, I’ll be posting additional columns I wrote for the magazine. A Bowl Full of Yoga Sometimes when sharing with people that I teach yoga to kids, the response is: “That’s cool. Can kids really […]

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