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Mindful Moments to Welcome Fall

Mindful Moments to Welcome Fall

We are stepping deeper into the autumn season here in the northern hemisphere. The temperature changes, the colors change and the daylight changes all affect our children in obvious and subtle ways. Let's help them embrace the inevitability of change and the beauty of...

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Kids NEED Restorative Yoga, Too!

Kids NEED Restorative Yoga, Too!

Today's blog author is Kaden, an 11-year-old yogi (pictured below) This all started when my mother, my grandmother, and I were going over to a yoga studio to do a class on restorative yoga. I was really excited because this would be my first restorative yoga class. We...

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Finding Your Balance – Inside and Out

Finding Your Balance – Inside and Out

It's a busy world out there! And for many of us, it's a busy world inside, too. Our minds are kept stimulated, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, all day and often through the night. We've been given many ways to find quiet moments, to find balance, in our lives:...

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Yoga for Children May Improve Mental Health

Yoga for Children May Improve Mental Health

Our children live in a very busy world. Long days at school, a myriad of after-school activities, constant social demands and expectations, pressure to be smart and talented, and physically flawless in their social media worlds creates an environment ripe for stress,...

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Restorative Yoga for Kids

Restorative Yoga for Kids

You know what I think kids today need? Not more lessons or learning opportunities. Not more toys, gadgets, or electronics. And certainly not more pressure and stress. Our children need time to unwind, all on their own. Just like us grown-ups, they need time to...

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When We All Need a Time Out

When We All Need a Time Out

Let’s talk about some mindfulness practices to handle life as we all now know it, this weird ride we are all on. When we are blindsided by huge changes in life, we tend to want to find steady ground. It isn’t always easy to do this, especially when little ones are...

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Modeling Self-Care

Modeling Self-Care

We often talk about self-care and why it is important to practice it, but we fail to mention that it is beneficial for the people around us too! When it comes to yoga, it is a definite form of self-care. It allows us to take care of our physical body through movement,...

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A Love Letter … to Yourself

Who says that you have to wait for Valentine's Day to show someone love (yourself included)? And what better way to introduce the concept of self-love to children than through a yoga class? In whatever time frame you have, you can incorporate a theme of self-love (and...

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