Category: kids yoga

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It Looked Like Spilled Milk…but it was really yoga

I’d seen It Looked Like Spilled MilkĀ  listed as good book to use for teaching kids yoga so I decided to give it a try. The book went over well with the kids. I...

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Seeing energy

Recently I had an powerful experience, like nothing I’ve ever experienced teaching yoga. To back up, one of the things I learned a lot about in my Forrest Yoga teacher training and the subsequent...

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Penguin Yoga!

Penguin Yoga. Yup, it was inevitable that a penguin nut like me would do a penguin theme one of these days with my kids yoga class. I taught this theme to a few different...

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Jon Kabat-Zinn speaking benefit for Mindful Schools

This past Friday night, Jon Kabat-Zinn came to speak at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley. The event was a benefit for Mindful Schools, an organization seeking to integrate mindfulness education into schools. Although the Oakland-based...

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Circus yoga class for kids

I recently did a yoga class with elementary school students where we went to the circus. Throughout the class I tried to weave in the theme of focus and working together in a variety...

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Yoga Seasons Greetings

I recently sent out my December newsletter: Yoga Seasons Greetings, with some holiday musings, holiday class schedule, and upcoming yoga classes in 2012. Check it out and have a very Happy Christmas/Solstice/Hanukhah/Kwanza/December/New Year!

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Halloween Yoga Ideas for Kids

I decided my last kids yoga class of October would be a Halloween theme. They got such a great kick out of all the decorations that were up at the yoga studio that I...