Gratitude For Kids

Meditations on Gratitude in the City of Angels When I discovered yoga at age 33, it took no more than three classes for me to instantly become like a heroin junkie, going to class after class after class. And not long after that, I began scheduling my entire life around never missing class.  Yoga was [...]

By |2021-04-13T17:21:21-07:00April 13th, 2021|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Reading with Kids: Yoga and Meditation Books

I teach yoga to both children and adults, and as a mother of two young boys, aged 6 and 9, I always welcome meaningful suggestions for books related to yoga and meditation. These days we need all of the creative resources we can find for education and entertainment! Kids yoga is such an important stress [...]

By |2021-02-24T15:55:14-08:00February 24th, 2021|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Shorty Yoga for Kids in Beverly Hills

  Shorty Yoga: A Studio for Kids Yoga Situated on the popular shopping destination strip of Robertson Boulevard is a space offering something entirely different, yet somehow completely kin. What is it? Shorty Yoga—a studio for yoga for kids, toddler, and babies. This polished space with a friendly neighborhood vibe welcomes families with children of [...]

By |2019-06-08T23:56:46-07:00July 9th, 2018|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

7 Practices to Cultivate Family Yoga Time

7 Steps for Family Yoga Practice Success Imagine how different the world would be if families regularly engaged in mind-body awareness and integration practices, like yoga and meditation. This could create time for everyone to be themselves, without judgement, in an holistic way. While it is admirable to want to develop a family yoga practice, [...]

By |2018-06-05T15:04:40-07:00June 5th, 2018|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

WHY Music in Schools

Music, Mindfulness, and Movement Go to School “I learned how much power music has and that it affects so much more of the brain…it has so much power over your emotions. It makes you feel happy when you’re sad and it makes you feel energized and calm. Different music can have different outcomes. It’s really [...]

By |2016-05-10T18:44:45-07:00May 10th, 2016|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Youth Yoga Week

Start summer with Youth Yoga Week from May 16 - 20, 2016 in Los Angeles! If you dream of yoga being offered in more schools throughout Los Angeles—connect with the nonprofit organization Youth Yoga. May marks their second annual Youth Yoga Week and since last May they’ve organized ongoing yoga programs at Abraham Lincoln High [...]

By |2016-05-05T11:02:28-07:00May 3rd, 2016|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

The One Tool Your Child Needs for School

Reasons why Ujjayi, a breathing exercise, should be used in the classroom. So, your kids are all ready for the new school year.   Backpack? Check!   Pencils and erasers? Check!   Notebooks? Check!   Ujjayi?   Ujjayi?   You don’t mean you forgot the ujjayi, did you???   Back to School time can be [...]

By |2015-09-16T14:51:48-07:00September 16th, 2015|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Kids Yoga : A Primer for Parents

The benefits of Kids Yoga include building positive qualities such as self-esteem and respect, promoting physical strength, learning body awareness, and coping methods for stress. It’s been 14 years since I entered my first yoga class…reluctant, kicking and screaming. A seasoned athlete, I couldn’t imagine what yoga could possibly offer for me besides, perhaps, some [...]

By |2015-05-13T10:44:20-07:00April 27th, 2015|Kids Yoga|0 Comments

Training to Teach Kids: A Place for Play

One teacher’s experience as a student in a kids yoga teacher training by Melissa Brooke Soltman “If it’s good for the kids, it’s good for humanity,” declared our energetic, fearless facilitator, Cayetana Rodenas, at the Rainbow Kids Yoga three-day Yoga for Kids and Families Teacher Training in San Diego. Senior Trainer Rodenas steered 30 eager [...]

By |2016-04-26T11:11:50-07:00April 27th, 2015|Kids Yoga|0 Comments
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