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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Why You Should Try Service Learning

Why You Should Try Service Learning

Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection. Adding service learning to mindfulness curriculum can be a key towards opening the heart of youth participants to the world. To serve others is an act of love when it is based on reciprocity. My most recent journey […]

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A Few of our Favorite Training Programs for Teaching Teen Yoga

A Few of our Favorite Training Programs for Teaching Teen Yoga

Do you have a question about youth-focused mindfulness education? We can help you find an answer. Send us your questions and we’ll reach out to our community of teachers, yogis and health professionals standing by to help. This week, Alexandra in California asks: “I currently teach yoga to pre-teens at an inner city school in San Diego. […]

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