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...

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...

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...

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...

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...