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Yoga for Kids

Carla Herreria

How Yoga Helped This Single Mom And Her 6-Year-Old Find Balance In Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.03.2014 | Parents

Noelani Love owns one of the most renowned and popular yoga studios in Hawaii, but she admits she didn't really like yoga until she became pregnant. ...

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.

These Mother-Daughter Yoga Photos Are Equal Parts Zen And Adorable

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents

Taking care of kids can often mean sacrificing other once-prioritized activities, including your workouts. One mother, however, has masterfully (and a...

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.

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...

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...

The Benefits Of Mindfulness And Meditation For Kids

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.23.2013 | Parents

As more adults turn to mindfulness practices like yoga and meditation to combat mounting stress in their own lives (91 percent of Americans experience...

Overcoming Trauma With Yoga

Kripalu | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

It just so happened that the theme for the lesson was interconnectedness. We would spend the time exploring partner poses, designed to build community and interdependence within the class. I told the students that this would be a chance to lighten the load that we'd all been carrying the past few days.

Yoga for Self-Regulation of At-Risk Children

Rob Schware | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Rob Schware

"I would like kids to understand that they can do yoga anytime, anywhere, no matter how old they are. I also hope that yoga practice empowers them physically, mentally, and emotionally to be the best version of themselves that they are capable of being at any given moment."

Yoga and Kids: Benefits Beyond the Mat

GAIAM TV | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
GAIAM TV

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.

Yoga May Help Benefit Kids With Autism

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

A 2012 study published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy found yoga helped improve school performance and sustained attention in children with autism.

What Kids Can Learn From Yoga

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2012 | Parents

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK, Sept 3 (Reuters) -- Children still skip rope and play pickup ballgames, but today's parents also or...

Yoga Helps Kids Channel Energy, Emotions

cnn.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Once an oddity reserved for only the crunchiest communities, downward dog for the grade-school set is now being taught in studios from Minnetonka, Min...

Yoga For Absolute Beginners...Try This! (VIDEO)

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

I've heard from several people that they want to start practicing yoga but don't know where to begin. It's no secret the benefits of yoga include but...