Posts tagged with "toddler yoga"

Movement · 06/20/2018
In my spring themed kids yoga class, I use the book My Garden by Kevin Henkes to inspire imagination and movement. My classes are usually 30-45 minutes, so this is an abbreviated version of what I taught to larger groups.

Philosophy · 05/15/2018
Asteya means non-stealing. It means not taking things that don't belong to us. This can include physical objects and also encompasses time, resources, energy, and more. This moral tenet asks us to refrain from stealing from others, stealing from the earth, stealing from ourselves.

Movement · 03/14/2018
Crab pose or reverse table-top can be challenging for young kids, but it's worth starting early so that they can build up their strength! Since making this video, Harlem has gotten much better at holding the pose and will spontaneously call out crab and lift himself up into it.

Meditation · 03/05/2018
Studies have shown that sustained meditation practices can have amazing benefits for kids. In this sound meditation I use a Tibetan singing bowl and ask Harlem to stay still for as long as he can hear it ringing.

Philosophy · 02/22/2018
This week we’re back to talking about philosophy. Satya means truthfulness. It means to be honest in your thoughts, speech and actions.

Classes · 02/15/2018
If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you may have seen that I've started offering private and group family yoga lessons. Here are some photos of a recent session I had with the Campbell's.

Meditation · 02/08/2018
This week I’m sharing a little technique I use with Harlem when he’s crying or having a tantrum.

Philosophy · 02/02/2018
This week we’re talking about yoga philosophy and how to introduce the teachings to children. I’ve included a quick overview of yoga philosophy below. We’ll be exploring each limb in more detail on this site. In this week’s video we’re talking about the first yama, ahimsa, or non-harming. We can be non-harming by showing kindness and compassion to others and ourselves. I’m using a book called Garuda, the Eagle Who Soared with Ahimsa to talk about this with Harlem. The book is about...

Movement · 01/25/2018
This week we’re talking about tree pose. It took some prodding and bribing to get Harlem on to the mat but once he was in the pose, he was having a great time and didn’t want to stop doing yoga.