The Yoga Principles

Yoga is so much more than poses. It is a discipline focused on improving health of the whole person. As with any discipline, yoga includes a set of principles, or guidelines, upon which its philosophy is based. Centuries ago, a great sage named Patanjali wrote the Yoga Sutras, a sort of “how-to guide” to yoga, […]

When to Share Yoga with Your Child

Though having a special yoga space and time each day to share yoga with your child is a wonderful goal, the reality is that yoga can be shared anywhere at any time. You can practice yoga: In the morning before breakfast.   When your child is tired or drained While in the car Any time […]

Creating the Yoga Space

  Establishing a special place in your home where you and your child can share yoga time will only enhance the experience. The best yoga space in your home will be one that is relatively quiet and distraction free, has nice light, a safe, solid floor, an open wall, and room for a couple of […]

Sharing Yoga with Children: What to Know

THE BASICS   In this In our writing you will find the basics to get you started sharing yoga with your child at home. Here you’ll discover the special challenges presented through the age ranges, ways to create yoga sessions tailored to your child’s age and maturity level, and what you need to know about creating […]

Strong Children, Strong Families

The following sections highlight just how yoga practice can benefit your family.   Promote Positive Communication   The kind of positive, playful communicat interactions improving rofvounngd intimacy, in yoga, when practiced together as a family, set the stage nte o leading to more rewarding family relationships. Through partner poses, you will experience positive touch. Breathing […]

Yoga for Speech Development

  While yoga is becoming wildly popular with kids everywhere, one significant, benefit often overlooked by parents and educators is the aspect development. “Yoga,” “yogurt,” or “woga” classes can help advance a your child’s speech development through slow, repetitive verbal instructions, songs, and the imitation of simple sounds found in nature. Children with speech delays […]