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It’s winter, and in many areas of the U.S. (and the Northern Hemisphere generally) it’s too frigid to stay outside for long. That doesn’t change the need, developmentally speaking, for children and teens to move and stretch, to enhance motor skills, learn about their bodies, and simply stay healthy. Though parents’ specific developmental needs are different, they can significantly benefit from those effects as well! Yoga can offer them.

Playtime Yoga: Teaching Yoga to Toddlers

As a teacher of “Toddler and Me Yoga,” a class designed for children aged 12 to 36 months, I’m often asked, “How can you possibly expect to teach yoga for that age range?” The questions usually continue with... Read more

Yoga for Kids: The Yoga Way to Radiance - A Book Review

This year Shakta Khalsa celebrates 40 years of working with yoga and children. She has also released her latest book The Yoga Way To Radiance: How To Follow Your Inner Guidance and Nurture Children To Do The... Read more

Ayurveda for Kids: How Your Child's Brain-Body Type Affects Your Parenting Choices

In this interview, Dr. Robert Keith Wallace and Dr. Fred Travis - authors of Dharma Parenting - discuss how Ayurvedic mind-body type relates to parenting. Discovering your child's brain-body type, they explain... Read more

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Ayurvedic Tips and Tricks to Manage Meltdowns

You are out buying groceries and your toddler decides to have a full-blown tantrum right there in the middle of the store, complete with hysterical crying, pouty face, and flaying arms and legs. What is a... Read more

What Is Your Child's Brain/Body Type?

Do you ever wish you just had a manual to help you understand your child? As a mother, sometimes I wonder how my child could possibly be from the same genetic pool as myself. At times my daughter is just so... Read more
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Yoga In Schools Improves Health Research Shows

A recent survey suggests that roughly 80% of children and adolescents will have some form of psychological problem by age 21. Many of these conditions, like depression and anxiety are rooted in chronic stress... Read more

Yoga Games for Families

Many people believe, and for very good reasons, that the family is the foundation of society. In an ever-changing world, however, factors including high divorce rates and technology-driven shifts in... Read more

Yoga In Schools Improves Health According To New Research Review

A recent survey suggests that roughly 80% of children and adolescents will have some form of psychological problem by age 21. Many of these conditions, like depression and anxiety are rooted in chronic stress... Read more
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Healthy Kids: Down Dog Brings Test Scores Up

Increased test scores, decreased disciplinary problems and happier, healthier kids is every parent and educators dream. Schools across the country are beginning to see this dream come true as they introduce... Read more
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Yoga for School Readiness: Building Socio-Emotional Skills in Preschool

It’s generally well-known—bemoaned by some, praised by others—that early childhood educators are introducing increasingly academic atmospheres and expectations in preschool classrooms; when toddlers and... Read more