2 Ways to Teach Breath Awareness to Toddlers
There's a very simple lesson that I wish I had learned as a child: "If you change how you breathe, you can change how you feel." When you're in a frenzied state of mind the breath is often shallow, short and quick. You may even hold your breath for moments without realizing it. Breathing this way signals the "fight or flight" response in the body which means you feel like you're in danger. It's an endless cycle. You breathe shallow, short and quick because you are stressed, a
I want to teach my kid yoga but they won't sit still!
After years of teaching yoga to children, I have found that the most valuable thing I can offer in my parent/child yoga classes is to set realistic expectations for the parents. As parents we want only the best for our children. So when it seems like our child isn't focusing on the class we brought them to it can be very frustrating. One of the biggest lessons I've learned over the years is that "learning" doesn't always look how you would expect. At the beginning of Story Ti
Kicking It Off!
It has long been a dream of mine to start my own kid's yoga business, and here I am finally doing it. I'm so happy to be here. Thank YOU for being here too! Yoga is a Sanskrit word meaning "union." Yoga unites the mind and body. Yoga unites breath and movement. Yoga also unites people. It is a deep passion of mine to bring people together to truly see one another. When we connect with others we realize that we are much more similar than we are different. We also remember that