Author Archives : jemalone


Youth Scholarship for 95-Kids’ Yoga Teacher Training at Semperviva Yoga

Calling all yogis ages 15 – 19! Would you like to share your love of yoga with children and other teens? Here’s your chance to become a certified Children’s Yoga teacher. Generation Yoga and Semperviva Yoga Studios are excited to offer one full scholarship (valued at $1750) for the upcoming 95-Hour Kids’ Yoga Teacher Training that […]


Yoga and Mindfulness Tools for School Workshop Oct. 1, 2016

Join me for my upcoming workshop for educators that offers insights on integrating yoga and mindfulness practices into school settings (preschool, elementary school, and high school). You’ll also learn some self-care practices to allow you to be the best you can be and avoid burnout. When: Oct. 1, 2016 10 am – 6pm Where: Sacred Space Community […]


Handbook of Mindfulness in Education

I’m please to announce that the Handbook of Mindfulness in Education has been published! This important resource includes chapters by leaders, movers, and shakers in the Mindfulness Education movement, including well-known authors such as Dan Siegel, Patricia Jennings, and Susan Kaiser-Greenland. The Handbook of Mindfulness Education was edited by Kimberly Schonert-Reichl and Rob Roeser, experts on […]


Yoga and Mindfulness Professional Development Workshops for Educators and Schools

Best Practices for Yoga in Schools

A wonderful new resource for people wanting to share yoga in schools has been published: Best Practices for Yoga in Schools edited by Traci Childress and Jennifer Cohen Harper of Little Flower Yoga.  27 leaders in field of Yoga in School (both practice and research) came together to offer best practices on: Curriculum Staffing and Training Safety, […]


Q & A Kids’ Yoga Teacher Training

With my next Kids’ Yoga Teacher Training right around the corner, I thought I would take the opportunity to share my answers to some of the common questions I get about the training. Next training starts on March 19 at Semperviva Sea Studio. Click here to register.   What is your background and how does it prepare […]


Q & A: Educators questions about sharing yoga and mindfulness with young people

At my last Yoga and Mindfulness Tools for School workshop, there were so many wonderful questions. Alas, with just 5 hours together, we only began to scratch the surface of this important topic. I thought I would address some of the questions here because many educators are likely to have similar questions.   What are a […]


5 Simple Ways to Bring Yoga to School

As my upcoming Yoga and Mindfulness Tools for School workshop rapidly approaches, I’ve been contemplating my Top 5 ways to simply and effectively bring yoga into the classroom. 1. Start with Yourself! In my humble opinion, having your own practice is the number one way to positively influence your students and your colleagues. Be the […]

Yoga for Early Childhood Education

What Makes Asana Unique to Other Forms of Exercise?

Recently I had a great question asking: How does asana practice differ from other types of exercise? Couldn’t any type of physical movement count as asana? As with most yoga-related questions, my response is: It depends. From a completely anatomical/physical standpoint, asana sequences have been created to move the body in all three axes: the […]


Yoga Books by Sandy Stream

Check out these wonderful books by Sandy Stream at River-Speaks. They combine asana with yogic-wisdom in her beautiful stories. I especially love the book “Feathers” that offers insight to people of all ages on how to address turbulent emotions, such as loss and grief from the perspective of mindfulness and social-emotional learning.