How to Create Community through Partner Yoga for Teens

How to Create Community through Partner Yoga for Teens

   In part 1 of this blog series, I highlighted the benefits of partner yoga exercises like contemplation, dyad sharing and journaling. In part 2 of the series, I offered an exercise and discussion prompts for contemplating compassion. Part 3 focuses on creating community, an essential step in teen development. Contemplation on Community Reflect on your community. Start […]

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The Real Reasons Teens Love Partner Yoga

The Real Reasons Teens Love Partner Yoga

 In this seven part series, we will hear teens reflect on the outcomes of practicing yoga with their peers and family members and offer ideas for encouraging dialogue with your own students and kids. The six themes teen yoga students identified as most valuable to their lives are: compassion, empowerment, community, partnership and yoga to alleviate stress and […]

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Being an Ally: The First Step to Guiding Teens in Partner Yoga

Being an Ally: The First Step to Guiding Teens in Partner Yoga

We’ve just launched a 500 DVD giveaway of our “Partner Yoga for Teens” video and teacher guide. Educators can register to be entered in the giveaway until November 15th. While we’re collecting registrants, I’ll be writing a series of blog entries to help prepare teachers for guiding teens in partner yoga. The very first and most important step in helping teens […]

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Announcing the Shanti Generation 500 DVD Giveaway!

Announcing the Shanti Generation 500 DVD Giveaway!

We’re thrilled to share some amazing news! We’re giving away 500 copies of the Shanti Generation “Partner Yoga for Teens” DVDs. Starting today, educators can register on our website to win one of 500 complimentary DVDs. The Partner Yoga for Teens video and teacher guide includes 10 five-minute guided sequences for middle and high school students to practice […]

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Get Teens Talking About Mindfulness

Get Teens Talking About Mindfulness

Teens hear their peers’ voices and words in very different ways than they hear their parents and teachers. This is why getting teens to talk about their mindfulness experiences is a pivotal component of effective teen yoga classes. I encourage teen yoga teachers to “get good” at facilitating  potent group discussions. The benefits of the practices […]

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