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Integral Yoga Hatha Class For Children (ages 4-12)

Integral Yoga Standard Class: The poses in this section form the basis of the Integral Yoga Hatha practice. They are recommended for daily practice as they offer the maximum health benefits in the minimum amount of poses. Having a basic sequence to follow gives a firm...

Teaching Meditation by Kidding Around

Haris Harini Lender has taught Yoga and meditation to every age range, from infants to 90-year-olds. During her 11 years of running Camp Yogaville, she wrote songs and skits and developed many more skills that would help her to create the imaginative style of Yoga for...

Teach Your Children Well: The Spirit of Kid’s Yoga

I became an Integral Yoga Teacher in the spring of 2005. For whatever reason, I immediately knew I wanted to specialize in teaching children’s Yoga even though I had no prior experience working with children. Those early classes were an education in themselves as the...

Resources: Classes & Camps for Children

There are many good DVDs, online videos and Yoga studios either specializing in Yoga for children, or who include classes for children. Some offer weekend workshops for kids and also summer camps. We’ve highlighted some of the best programs in the USA, including...

Yoga for Children Resources: Books

There are dozens of books available on teaching Yoga and meditation to children of various ages. There are also inspiring children’s books that convey the message of Yoga. We’ve selected some of the ones we’ve carried for years at Integral Yoga Distribution that have...

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Resources: Classes & Camps for Children

There are many good DVDs, online videos and Yoga studios either specializing in Yoga for children, or who include classes for children. Some offer weekend workshops for kids and also summer camps. We’ve highlighted some of the best programs in the USA, including...

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Yoga for Children Resources: Books

There are dozens of books available on teaching Yoga and meditation to children of various ages. There are also inspiring children’s books that convey the message of Yoga. We’ve selected some of the ones we’ve carried for years at Integral Yoga Distribution that have...

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Yoga Nidra and Visualizations

One of the first visualizations to use could be the one of Sacred Space, finding the safe, secure place within oneself: “Close your eyes. Take in a few deep breaths. Today we all will go on a magic trip…We will have to cross the river to get to the other side…so, you...

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Walking Meditation for Kids

Walking with a child or group of children is a perfect time to teach them about walking meditation.

Begin by picking a path or trail your group already knows so the concentration need not be on finding your way. Begin by walking in single file or with kids alongside...

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Teaching School Age Kids Sitting Meditation

This age group is used to sitting still at their desks for a determined period of time, which is a head start in teaching sitting meditation. For learning meditation the teacher and students sit in a circle on the carpet facing in, or the students can sit at their...

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Teaching Preschoolers Sitting Meditation

Young kids love being outdoors and pretending, so images from nature for teaching beginning meditation fit this age group. In this lesson I've included the example of a puppy for the kids to visualize. Breathing lesson To introduce children to sitting meditation you...

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Problem Solving with a Relaxation Meditation for Teens

Prayer, meditation, and study of virtues are useful in finding peace and abiding love within. These spiritual practices are a foundation for becoming caring teens and adults. We learn from a very young age about our innate spirituality underlying all religious...

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Teaching Kids a Relaxation Meditation

Everyone needs relaxation periods to refresh and rejuvenate; kids, too. Did you ever notice how easily a baby can relax into sleep? They naturally know how to and take it when needed. Here is how to teach kids relaxation meditation when they feel stressed and need a...

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Visualizations with Animals for Kids

With our magic wings we fly to an old farmhouse. We smell freshly cut grass…going over the barn; we smell the fragrance of dry hay. We are a little tired and make ourselves a nest in the hay. We see the dust dance in the sun rays…A cat comes and sits down next to us,...

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