Tag Archives: special needs

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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