Strike a Pose: Downward Facing Dog

Strike a Pose: Downward Facing Dog

Dog Pose, aka Downward Facing Dog is one of the most widely recognized yoga poses. It is a foundational pose that shows up in practically every yoga class. Dog pose is also super accessible to children as most kids innately move through this pose when they are transitioning from crawling to standing.

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Animal Yoga with Children: Sing, Stretch and ROAR Together!

Animal Yoga with Children: Sing, Stretch and ROAR Together!

Many foundational yoga poses come from things we see in nature…animals, plants, mountains, celestial bodies and the elements. In this way, our yoga is not just a union of our mind, body and breathing but also a way to connect to the world around us. Animal poses are a wonderful way to introduce to children to yoga as they learn about animals from early age. Pretending to be a dog, cat, cow or other animal is relatable and fun and engages children's imagination and playfulness.

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