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Kids' Yoga

The Truth About Doing Yoga With Children

Olga Mecking | Posted 05.29.2016 | Parents
Olga Mecking

I thought yoga would be a great way to connect with my children and get into shape at the same time. I found many great apps on my iPad, and we got started. Except it didn't work out the way I thought it would.

How AOL Kids Learned To Thrive

The Huffington Post | Hollis Miller | Posted 04.23.2015 | Parents

Thursday, April 23 is Take Your Child To Work Day, and the kids at the AOL/HuffPost offices in New York got to do lots of fun activities -- including ...

Yoga for Youth

Rob Schware | Posted 04.03.2015 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Kelly Wood, who opened Karuna Yoga studio in Los Angeles in 2002. Since the opening of the studio, she has taught kids yoga ...

Yoga Service: The Quest for Building Community

Rob Schware | Posted 02.08.2015 | Impact
Rob Schware

I met Henry Cross at the 3rd Annual Yoga Service Conference at the Omega Institute. Henry is the Assistant Executive Director of Hosh Yoga, a donation...

Ashley Woods

How Yoga Is Changing The Lives Of Detroit Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact

DETROIT -- She may be married to one of Michigan's wealthiest businssmen, but Danialle Karmanos isn't content with simply writing checks to charities....

Yoga for Kids: No More Zombies!

Rowan Lommel | Posted 12.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Rowan Lommel

I've taught lots of kids in my life. I think I've taught kids of all ages, from 3-year-olds to teenagers. Everyone is different. But kids naturally want what yoga offers: a sense of clarity, a sense of peace. And we can't have peace with zombies about.

Kids Yoga May Help Relieve ADHD

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

September ushers in autumn, back-to-school, and National Yoga Month. In honor of National Yoga Month, here are three ways yoga may help relieve ADHD in kids.

Catherine Pearson

Is Yoga For Toddlers Here To Stay?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.31.2013 | Parents

If any other yoga instructor looked out at their class and saw one student singing, another two poses behind and a third staring back blankly, it woul...

LOOK: 12 Yoga Poses Kids Will Love

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 07.31.2013 | Parents

In Lisa Flynn's yoga class, downward dog is called "puppy friends," the yoga mat becomes a surfboard for the pose formerly known as Warrior III and st...

Yoga: How We Teach Children to Find Peace and Stillness Inside Themselves

Rob Schware | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Don Wenig, who, with his wife Marsha Wenig, has been on a mission to help children feel good about themselves since 1989, wh...

Yoga and Kids: Benefits Beyond the Mat

Gaia | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Gaia

Yoga for kids looks very different from even the beginner yoga varieties designed for adults. Yes, we want them to learn to breathe, stretch and strengthen their bodies and relax. But techniques for teaching adults often fail to engage children, who have much shorter attention spans.

Giving Back: How You And The HuffPost Living Community Can Help Struggling Families

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Local Yoga Teacher Gives Free Classes For Children With Special Needs

The Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Jennifer Pastiloff is well known amongst west-side yogis for her classes at Yoga Co, Equinox, Fred Segal Santa Monica, and Lululemon, as well as her o...

No Joke: Mom Brings 4-Year-Old To Hot Yoga Class

momlogic.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Twenty-six postures in a 104-degree room for 90 minutes is an intense workout. So imagine my shock this weekend when a mommy yogi brought her 4-year-o...