Kids Yoga

WHY Music in Schools

Music, Mindfulness, and Movement Go to School

“I learned how much power music has and that it affects so much more of the brain…it has so much power over your emotions. It makes you feel happy when you’re sad and it makes you feel energized and calm. Different music can have different outcomes. It’s […]

Abby Wills is the co-founder and program director of Shanti Generation, a media program that guides teens to bring mindfulness into life: shantigeneration.com.
By | May 10th, 2016|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Youth Yoga Week

Start summer with Youth Yoga Week from May 16 – 20, 2016 in Los Angeles!

If you dream of yoga being offered in more schools throughout Los Angeles—connect with the nonprofit organization Youth Yoga. May marks their second annual Youth Yoga Week and since last May they’ve organized ongoing yoga programs at Abraham Lincoln High School […]

Julie Devi Hale, MFT, eRYT is a psychotherapist, yoga and meditation teacher who attends to private clients in Los Angeles as well as runs retreats regularly in her home away-from-home; the Sequoia National Forest: juliehale.net
By | May 3rd, 2016|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

The One Tool Your Child Needs for School

Reasons why Ujjayi, a breathing exercise, should be used in the classroom.

So, your kids are all ready for the new school year.

 

Backpack? Check!

 

Pencils and erasers? Check!

 

Notebooks? Check!

 

Ujjayi?

 

Ujjayi?

 

You don’t mean you forgot the ujjayi, did you???

 

Back to School […]

By | September 16th, 2015|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Kids Yoga : A Primer for Parents

The benefits of Kids Yoga include building positive qualities such as self-esteem and respect, promoting physical strength, learning body awareness, and coping methods for stress.

It’s been 14 years since I entered my first yoga class…reluctant, kicking and screaming. A seasoned athlete, I couldn’t imagine what yoga could possibly offer for me besides, perhaps, some nice […]

By | April 27th, 2015|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Training to Teach Kids: A Place for Play

One teacher’s experience as a student in a kids yoga teacher training

by Melissa Brooke Soltman

“If it’s good for the kids, it’s good for humanity,” declared our energetic, fearless facilitator, Cayetana Rodenas, at the Rainbow Kids Yoga three-day Yoga for Kids and Families Teacher Training in San Diego. Senior Trainer Rodenas steered 30 eager adults […]

By | April 27th, 2015|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Six Steps to Parenting in the Present

Present Parenting - Conscious ParentingLiving with Intent: Six Steps to Parenting in the Present

I believe we all have messy journeys. Sometimes we feel like we have life figured out: work, relationships, our physical and emotional health. And then, there are times when we meander from the path: […]

By | April 23rd, 2015|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Yoga and the Inner Mom

Yoga Practice – A lifelong journey of learning how to mother ourselves

As Mother’s Day approaches, I am reminded that I never had children of my own, something that always surprises me. I love children, and I always assumed I would have them. It’s not that I didn’t want them; it’s just that my life didn’t turn […]

Lorelei Shellist, author of Runway RunAway: A Backstage Pass to Fashion, Romance and Rock ‘n Roll, is a speaker, host and model, Image Consultant, Inner Beauty Empowerment Coach, and the founder of Fashion Icon Archetypes™ Personality Programs. She holds master’s degrees in Spiritual Psychology, and in Consciousness, Health and Healing from the University of Santa Monica. Lorelei coaches executives, women, and at-risk teens, and facilitates spiritual psychology workshop activities with prison inmates through the Freedom To Choose Foundation (freedomtochoosefoundation.org). Visit: www.loreleishellist.com
By | April 23rd, 2015|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Cobra In The Classroom

Can Yoga Help Kids And Teens Learn?

Have you ever found yourself wishing that the practice of Yoga were available to you as a child or teen in school? Fortunately, many kids and young people today will look back on their school days and recall learning downward facing dog and/or breath of fire.

The benefits gained through […]

By | July 23rd, 2010|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Kids Yoga At The Salvation Army

Yoga Angels Teach Hope On The Mat

Getting on a yoga mat represents hope for many, and at the Westwood Salvation Army, the yoga of hope takes on new meaning. The Salvation Army is home for families and people who are transitioning in their lives and coping with challenges including homelessness, living in shelters, rebuilding lives […]

By | July 23rd, 2008|Kids Yoga|0 Comments