Tea Time with Teens: A teen approved recipe

I love preparing and sharing healthy foods and snacks with my teen yoga students. While I do not believe external rewards, like stickers and candy, are effective learning tools, a consciously created food or drink item provides both a “treat” and a chance to learn about healthy eating. Sharing here a recipe have that’s been […]

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Enter the Shanti Generation Holiday Giveaway!

Happy Holidays friends!  We’re always working to bring more yoga to more youth and we appreciate every bit of support you’ve given us throughout the years.  So, we’re having some fun here on the SG blog and we’d like you to join in!  By helping us spread the word about yoga for kids and teens, […]

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Heart Centered Visualization: Yoga practice for kids and teens dealing with depression

One of the hallmarks of resilience is the ability to “see” a bright future; a vision for one’s life. Kids and teens dealing with depression often can’t see past the emotional turmoil they feel in the moment. Yoga practice offers many powerful tools to aid youth in coping with depression, none more powerful, I believe, […]

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Imagination Yoga: 3 tips for using imagery to harness attention

    The ability to visualize has been cited as a contributing factor to resilience. Being able to see  our desired future  gives us an upper hand in succeeding. For kids and teens, visualization begins by harnessing their natural capacity to imagine. Here are a few examples of how to use rich imagery to help young children […]

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Our favorite Marshall Rosenberg quotes

The work of Marshall Rosenberg, founder of Non Violent Communication has had a significant impact on Shanti Generation.  It is from Marshall’s work that some of the techniques within our youth yoga teacher training programs have evolved. Last March NVC trainers came to visit Shanti Generation and taught a workshop at YogaGlo. After the NVC workshop […]

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