Do's and Don'ts of Teaching Yoga in Schools
Hpw to offer yoga to schools in an available, approachable manner to improve overall health, wellness and learning readiness
Philosophy of Yoga
The main philosophy of yoga is simple: mind, body, and spirit are all one and cannot be clearly separated. Yet, there is a multitude of philosophical ideas that are helpful to explore the deeper dimensions of the body, mind, and spirit. Studying and understanding these ideas are essential to shift our view as ourselves as separate, to realizing the unitive state. Yoga philosophy, similar to Buddhism, believes that spiritual ignorance creates suffering and binds us to the wheel of samsara…
Yoga Classroom Layout by Age Group
Classroom Layout by Age Group with Abby Wills explores variations on class layout for each developmental group; PreK-HS. Discover what typically works for ea...
Kids Yoga Online Training Course
20% off Kids Yoga Online Training - early registration savings available until Dec 4th. Lots of support, oodles of resources, personalized coaching and +100 kids yoga lesson plans. Includes training for teen yoga, preschool yoga and yoga for special needs (ADHD, Autism, Sensory Processing).
Habitual posture. Habitual emotion. Habitual thought.
Observing people has always been one of my favorite pastimes. I enjoy setting myself down with a book in a local café, pretend that I’m reading and then take a look at how the bartender is st…
I Need Your Advice for Kids Yoga with Different Age Groups?
A new quick reference chart for teaching yoga to children of different ages. Why age is a very important factor and tips for creating your kids yoga lesson plans.
The Only Kids Yoga Lesson Plan You'll Ever Need - Shanti Generation
Have you experienced the feeling of developing a creative, juicy lesson plan full of inspiration only to walk into the classroom and find it just doesn’t align with the needs of your students? Being able to recognize incongruence and spontaneously create a new agenda in the moment is a hallmark of a mindfully aware, attuned, […]
3 Takeaways from the 2016 Yoga Service Conference - Shanti Generation
I had the privilege and pleasure of attending this years Yoga Service Conference (YSC) at Omega in Rhinebeck May 13-15. This was my first chance to attend since I’ve taken the past few years off traveling to be home with my young children. It wasn’t a smooth journey getting there. For starters, after leaving home before […]
8 Limbs of Yoga
In Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, the eightfold path is called ashtanga, which literally means "eight limbs" (ashta=eight, anga=limb). These eight steps basically a...
Why We Feel Emotional on the Yoga Mat (ILLUSTRATED) | DoYou
Ever wonder why we feel emotional at times when we get on the mat and practice yoga? Here's a good explanation told in adorable illustrations! Check it out!