Children’s Yoga

Three Simple Mindfulness Exercise to Try

‘Make of yourself a light,’
said the Buddha,before he died.

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I think of this every morning as the east begins
to tear off its many clouds of darkness…
(From House of Light by Mary Oliver)

There’s no excuse for not giving mindfulness a go. It’s benefits are many and its dangers few…if any […]

Gratitude is Contagious!

From childhood we are taught to say “thank you” when we receive help or a gift. Throughout our lifetime, we have uttered the phrase thousands of times. But have you stopped to think about what those words truly mean and the power they possess?
Too often, we are caught up in our hectic lives— work, meetings, […]

Gratefulness: Thankful For You!

As the school year comes to an end, we, at TheYogaKids, look back with gratitude and gratefulness for the many blessings of this past school year. We had a great year teaching at many different schools in the Greater Toronto Area. Here are just a few of the programs we were involved in over the […]

Connecting Kids With Themselves Every Day

Yoga in schools is becoming more popular with teachers every day. Classroom yoga can teach children to calm, regulate, and care for themselves. It brings focus to a child’s life and prepares them for classroom activities, calms them down in times of anxiety, and gives them an inner peace that’s often missing in younger children. […]

Back-to-School Routines to Help the Anxious Child

Become a Yoga Teacher for Kids

With summer coming to an end, it’s time to start thinking about our children going back to school. The thought of a new school year with new teachers, new material to learn, and possibly new friends can be scary for some youngsters. Some children may experience anxiety and apprehension about […]

Fun Breathing Games For Kids

Yoga is one of the best ways to encourage inner peace and mindfulness, and it can be learned at a young age. When performing yoga exercises, children can learn to be less stressed and more creative with there times. Since yoga begins with breathing, there are some fun breathing games for kids that can be […]

Guided Imagery Can Help Kids “Let it Go”

Kids Yoga Teacher Training

No matter how fidgety my students may be during yoga classes, they take the relaxation portion of each class very seriously – and the fidgeting stops for a few minutes.  This segment of the class happens after we’ve first done our breathing exercises and our yoga set of poses.  We’ve had a […]

Quick & Easy Ways to Bring the Benefits of Yoga into Your Home

Children´s Yoga Teacher Trainig

If you’ve watched your child in one of our classes, taken part in a class yourself, you know that yoga is just plain good for your head, and for your body. In our classes and here on our website, we try to show the benefits of yoga in broad terms and in […]

Shambu The Elephant: Our Mascot

Become a Yoga Teacher for Kids

Shambu The Elephant: Our Mascot
(To be read to, or by, your child)

Have you ever wondered why our Yoga Kids mascot is Shambu, the elephant? The main reason is simply that we really like elephants! Actually, there are a few more reasons we’ve chosen an elephant to represent us.

We do a […]

Something to Talk About: The Yoga-Recess In Schools Campaign

Kids Yoga Teacher Training

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you know that I don’t promote products or events very often.  But today I am making an exception because I believe that Yoga-Recess in Schools is something everyone can easily get behind – no matter where you live, whether you practice yoga or not, […]