5 Steps to Grow Your EMail List

5 Steps to Grow Your EMail List

Early on in my career as a yoga teacher I received a piece of advice that has been invaluable. Such a simple thing to do although not many people do it, or do it consistently. Do you? Are you asking your students (or their parents) for permission to email them? It...
Top 3 Class Management Tools for Kids Yoga

Top 3 Class Management Tools for Kids Yoga

When teaching kids yoga does it ever feel like you need to be a magician? With a magic hat and several tricks up your sleeves? Here are 3 tricks to keep up your magic sleeves… along with a rabbit, snacks and the extra set of clothes for the kid that gets too...
Why do we teach child yoga?

Why do we teach child yoga?

There are so many possibilities of where you can share the gift of yoga. corporate classes fun acro yoga seniors PTSD – trauma clients yoga therapy athletes yoga for golfers cancer patients and survivors But instead we teach child yoga; preschoolers to...
Kids Yoga is so much more than Surfer Pose

Kids Yoga is so much more than Surfer Pose

Last week I had the  pleasure of working in two great schools with over 400 new students. Many of these students have done yoga before but not with a YogaKids trained teacher which is all good …except…. for the lost opportunity of the warriors. They all...
Sequencing a Kids Yoga Class that Works

Sequencing a Kids Yoga Class that Works

A question I often receive from my kids yoga teacher training participants; as well as classroom and physical education teachers; is how to manage the different energy levels of kids that enter our class? What is the key to creating kids yoga class that works; with...
Preschool Yoga Music Favourites

Preschool Yoga Music Favourites

Music at this age really makes the preschool yoga class come alive and makes a pose or activity extra fun.  I find though that I need to watch how much music I play as some students find it very distracting to the story or they may find it hard to balance and focus if...
Yoga Music for Tweens

Yoga Music for Tweens

Finding yoga  music  to appeal to the mid school age crowd can be challenging, so how do you appeal to this age where music is so important. They love the current hits but only for such a brief time – by the time I get it downloaded and figure out where it fits...
Colouring Mandalas

Colouring Mandalas

Colouring Mandalas for Healing and Focus Mandala is Sanskrit for Circle or Center.  When we get absorbed in colouring a Mandala is allows our mind to relax and just focus on the simple pleasure of adding colour to a design or creating a design.  We are tuning into the...
Yoga Poses For Focus and Concentration

Yoga Poses For Focus and Concentration

Some days it’s just hard to focus. We are distracted and racing from one idea to another or the brain is cloudy and slow. Whatever the reason moving, especially conscious moving will help to find balance and help us to focus. Classroom Tip:  You may want to...