November 2012

“When I look at a child, I see a big soul in a small body.”


Become a Yoga Teacher for Kids
http://www.theyogakids.com/yoga-training/

“When I look at a child, I see a big soul in a small body.”
– Shakta Khalsa

The title of this week’s blog is a quote from Shakta Khalsa, my mentor and friend, and one of the world’s leading experts in children’s yoga. She is truly a giant in her field […]

Turn On the Water!


Kids Yoga Teacher Training
http://www.theyogakids.com/yoga-training/

Did you know that by the time your child feels thirsty, she is already mildly dehydrated? Many young children don’t even know how to identify their thirst. A recent study found that as few as 10% of boys and 15% of girls get the recommended daily amount of water!

When kids aren’t properly […]

Yoga and Games


Children´s Yoga Teacher Trainig
http://www.theyogakids.com/yoga-training/

Even little ones can receive benefits from yoga practice. Yoga for kids is a sound way to improve concentration, boost immunity and add strength and flexibility to your child’s health. Yoga can also help teach children invaluable tools for coping with stress throughout their lives. For now maybe they only have to […]

“But Mom, it’s too cold outside!”


Children´s Yoga Teacher Trainig
http://www.theyogakids.com/yoga-training/

“But Mom, it’s too cold outside!”
If any month signals the grand entrance of winter in Ontario, it’s November. There’s no denying the chill any more. Fleeces, woolens, and footed PJs are out in regular rotation now, along with sniffling noses, dry coughs, and dry skin.

Many Toronto-area homes also see an increased use […]

The Positive Effects of Yoga in Children With ADHD


Children´s Yoga Teacher Trainig
http://www.theyogakids.com/yoga-training/

Yoga is not necessarily considered a children’s activity. However, over recent years more and more studios have begun to offer yoga classes specially tailored to younger students. The main reason for this is that yoga is being found to have a very positive influence on children. A number of studies regarding yoga […]