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Mindfulness for Kids

How to Learn Mindfulness From a Child

Renee Jain | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

You were once an expert at being present, and you can be once again. Here are some fun ways that you can practice mindfulness as inspired by a child.

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 yog...

A Mindful Minute: 3 Fun Mindfulness Exercises For Kids (Illustrated)

Renee Jain | Posted 03.01.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

Inspired by questions from my last article on how to actually teach mindfulness to kids, I'm putting out a new weekly post with FUN mindfulness exercises for the family. After all, who said mindfulness had to be a drag?!

9 Ways to Make Thanksgiving Mindful

Sarah Rudell Beach | Posted 01.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Rudell Beach

Thanksgiving is a sensory delight! The smells, the tastes, the noises... What a great time to practice being mindful of our senses! This is a great activity to do with your kids -- ask them what they can see, smell, hear, taste, and feel as you gather for dinner. It's a great way to teach kids to pay attention to all that their bodies can detect in their surroundings.

Yoga as a Tool for Development: Cultivating Change From the Inside

Rob Schware | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

This is an interview with Philipa von Kerckerinck, who found a way to combine her graduate work in international development with yoga.

WATCH: How Mindfulness Can Help Kids

Posted 11.14.2013 | Healthy Living

The many benefits of mindfulness are not exclusive to adults. Maintaining a firm sense of the present moment could also be advantageous for childre...

Why Your Kids Should Be Practicing Mindfulness

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Mindfulness isn't about grades or being perfect. Everyone's answer has equal merit and differences are cherished. Do you see the freedom in that? This allows for expanded thought and exploration.

5 Easy And Effective Ways To Ease Kids' Stress

Posted 05.29.2013 | Parents

Stress can be dangerous -- and adults aren't the only ones who feel its harmful effects. As early as first grade, kids are able to identify what st...