Rainbow Chakra Relaxation

Rainbow Chakra Relaxation

Light is energy. All the energy on Earth comes from the sun - and sunlight is actually made up of seven different colors, what we call the "rainbow" or “visible light spectrum.”

By exploring the different qualities of energy in our body, we can nurture a growing self-awareness. We can promote confidence and empathy by assigning affirmations to each color, body area, and feeling.

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Strike a Pose: Star

Strike a Pose: Star

Do you feel like you could use a confidence boost?
Are you about to take a test, give a lecture or go into an interview?
Would to like to expand your energy and vitality?

Shine your light in Star!

Star Pose is an active and energizing pose that lengthens the body in all directions at once, while improving circulation, posture and balance. 

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Let It Shine: Exploring light through Music, Yoga and Mindfulness

Let It Shine: Exploring light through Music, Yoga and Mindfulness

Light is essential to life. If all energy originates from the sun and we are made up of energy, then every living thing on our planet is made of light and we are all connected.

But...how can we present something that is so vast and universal to young children in an understandable way? We can start by exploring where we see light and how we experience light in our lives.

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The Pop-Ups "Subway Train" (with Animal Yoga!)

The Pop-Ups "Subway Train" (with Animal Yoga!)

Inspiration comes from the world around us - and we are very inspired by the art and artists we know in New York City.

The Pop-Ups are a children's musical duo who have been making incredible music, videos, TV appearances and live shows since 2010. Their music is fun, catchy, and not just for kids! They were nominated for a GRAMMY award for their 2014 gem, "Radio Jungle."

Their song "Subway Train" is a hit in our sing-along classes. Ww add animal yoga poses for each animal and train. Give it a try!

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Floating Raft Relaxation

Floating Raft Relaxation

We can use visualizations as part of our yoga and mindfulness practice to still and calm the mind. They are especially effective for young children as they can help us achieve deep relaxation while allowing the mind to focus on calming and restful images.

Travel visualizations are great for young children because it is tangible and familiar. You can float on a river, fly through the sky in a hot air balloon, or float on a cloud or in space. Keep it short and simple - about 3-5 minutes. With practice, you can add more details and time.

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