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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Homecoming: Stillness, Relaxation and Happily Ever After

Homecoming: Stillness, Relaxation and Happily Ever After

We welcome the end of our adventure as an opportunity to transition into relaxation, stillness and reflection. After an energizing class that engages and works the whole body and mind, even children who are not prone to stillness often feel more ready to drop into a resting pose. For many children and adults, relaxation may become the most cherished part of their yoga experience.

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Migration: Bravery, Possibility and the Quest for Freedom

Migration: Bravery, Possibility and the Quest for Freedom

Why do we go somewhere? Why do we take journeys? What are we seeking? What are we leaving behind?

These are all questions we will be asking this month as we begin our summer theme of Stories and Quests. It feels like a timely exploration as we face an immigration crisis in our country that is affecting thousands of children and their families.

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