Tag Archives: preschool

Preschool Yoga is Back!

Spring has sprung and I’m happy to report new batch of little yogis have sprouted in the East Bay! The kids at Franklin Preschool in Berkeley have started their yoga adventure with A Dragon on the Doorstep, an adorable picture book by Stella Blackstone. Story books are a great way to develop speech and language skills as well as […]

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Favorites: Videos, Tips and Tricks for Parents and Teachers

Summer is here in full force and because it is my favorite season I have decided to share some of my other favorites with you, my favorite yogis, yoginis, and seedlings… My #1 video for younger kids right now is “Belly Breathe” with Elmo, Common and Colbie Caillat. A catchy song sung by Common and […]

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Video-Modeling: I go to yoga

Spring has sprung, and so has the first YogaSprouts video! This video uses social-story and video-modeling techniques to help children prepare for their yoga sessions. After watching this simple, brief video, your child will have a clear understanding of the expectations and structure of our therapeutic yoga class. This will help reduce anxiety and the […]

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We Love our Yoga Friends

Partner and group yoga poses are a great way for children to develop an awareness of peers and to learn important social skills such as cooperation, turn-taking, and teamwork. Click here: yoga pamphlet friends for the latest lesson (includes breathing exercises and partner/group yoga poses) from the YogaSprouts preschool yoga class. Hope you all had […]

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How Yoga Supports Academic Success

Hello! I hope everyone is having a fabulous summer! With fall on the horizon many of our children are headed back to school soon (or have already gone back for those of us on year-round tracks.) Many welcome the return of the structure of a school routine, both as students with special needs and parents. […]

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Snow Day Yoga

Hello from sunny San Diego!  Unlike many parts of the country Southern California is nice and warm these days, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pretend to play in the snow. I have attached my “Snow Day Yoga Sequence and Breathing Activity – Bubble Snow” that is a great way for children to learn winter […]

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YogaSprouts in the community

In my last post I talked a lot about creating community. Since then I’ve been fortunate to take YogaSprouts into communities in the greater San Diego area. I am assisting a weekly kids community class with the incredible Creative Growth Yoga team on Thursdays at 1:30 in Ocean Beach at Indie Yoga. Bring your elementary […]

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