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Sowing the Seeds of Peace

Sowing the Seeds of Peace

In your mind, picture an empty plot of land being prepared to plant a garden. The garden plot lies warm in the sun. The soil has been turned and is well-nourished with rich, organic compost. Earthworms, ladybugs, butterflies, and bees are plentiful to keep the garden...

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What Color is Your Butterfly?

What Color is Your Butterfly?

The image of a butterfly is the PERFECT symbol for a children's yoga class. Think about it for a second. Our little ones start out as little eggs (infants), begin to crawl and explore (caterpillars), then continue to change and grow into beautiful butterflies...

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Yoga for Your Feet

Yoga for Your Feet

Did you know that our feet have 26 bones and 25 joints? Not to mention, they also have over 20 muscles and tendons. Feet are the basis of many yoga poses. It makes sense that we should focus on them. According to one yoga expert, we know the importance of healthy feet...

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The Importance of Learning Through Play

The Importance of Learning Through Play

**Today's blog post was written by Whitney James, an all-grown-up KAY kid, currently a graduating senior at Elon University** All play is a significant action, according to John Huzinga, one of the top researchers of play in the 20th century. Meaningful play, however,...

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Shine Like the Sun

Shine Like the Sun

Near the end of each yoga class I teach, whether to children or adults, we all bow to each other. I was taught that the bow has three parts, each of which aligns our hearts and minds with our bodies, and my favorite bow instruction is this: "Sit Like a Mountain...

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Healthy Mom Means Healthy Child

Healthy Mom Means Healthy Child

Are you one of those people that are committed to making sure your child is healthy and has access to some of the best programs out there for inspiring creativity or promoting cognitive, social, and emotional development?  If you are like most parents, the answer is...

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Mother’s Day Yoga

Mother’s Day Yoga

It's almost Mother's Day here in the United States, and if you're like most people you are wracking your brain trying to come up with a unique, fun way to celebrate moms that the whole family wants to participate in. I know that I am over dragging the kids to an...

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Practice What You Teach

Practice What You Teach

I feel like I live each day steeped in yoga and meditation. I am a writer for an international Kids Yoga company. I teach children and families regularly and even lead workshops teaching educators, counselors, parents, coaches, and therapists how to share yoga with...

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