Category Archives : Yoga for Kids


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 […]

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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 […]

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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 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. 

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The Children’s Studio: A New Space for Yoga and Art in Vancouver

I am so excited about Josephine Chan’s new studio space opening in October in Vancouver, BC: The Children’s Studio. Josephine’s vision is for a space for kids to explore music, stories, games, breathwork and art to build body- and self-awareness. She understands that everything can be yoga when infused with values of exploration, patience, kindness, and compassion. I met Josephine […]


Yoga and Mindfulness Tools for School Workshop: November 14

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. Yoga and Mindfulness Tools for School Workshop with Jacqueline Maloney […]

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At What Age Can Kids Start Yoga?

People often ask me to suggest ways they can introduce their infants and toddlers to yoga. I think the best way parents and caregivers can bring yoga into the lives of their children is by committing to their own practice – especially the yamas and niyamas – and working on being really present with their children with a […]


Kids’ Yoga for Adults – A Profound Practice for Healing and Growth

The next 95-hour Kids’ Yoga Teacher Training is right around the corner (June 25 – July 9, 2015) and I am SO excited. I told a friend of mine the other day that this training is like my Disneyland – two solid weeks of joy-filled inspirational play, stories, songs, artwork, dance, and yoga adventures in […]

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Workshop: Yoga and Mindfulness Tools for Special Education & Counselling

I’m excited to announce that Maggie Denison and I will be co-hosting a workshop on July 11, 2015 on applying yoga and mindfulness practices to promote the well-being of young people with special needs and their caregivers. Maggie is coming all the way from Ontario – so don’t miss it! She is a skilled and experienced yoga […]