The Yo Re Mi sun salutation - a perfect start to every day! Join Rachel as she sings and stretches. A Sun Salutation is a standard part of many yoga practices! Kids can practice a full Sun Salutation to build energy and warm up our bodies before we begin to move.
In Apple Tree kids can practice balancing in Tree Pose! Balancing poses build our sense of proprioception, or where we are in space. Tree Pose also strengthens our standing leg and core and lengthens our spine and side ribs.
Practice balancing in Warrior 3 Pose while learning about what birds do once it gets cold up north! Warrior 3 is a challenging pose that strengthens our balance and focus. Balancing on one foot is a developmental milestone in many classrooms so we practice to build confidence, strength and propri...
Going on an adventure? Let's make all kinds of boats with Dan!
We'll start by practicing Boat Pose, a yoga pose that strengthens our core muscles and balance. Then we'll move on to bicycles, another exercise to strengthen our abdominals. Next, we'll practice a lateral stretch to lengthen our int...
In our original Bus rhyme, kids can practice Chair or Fierce Pose and then roll back to Plow Pose. Chair Pose strengthens our legs and lengthens our spine, while Plow Pose is a deep fold and an inversion which sends lots of freshly oxygenated blood to our brain for clarity and focus!
Did you know that teaching children to tune into their breath can be very self-regulating for them? Here kids can practice taking deep breaths with Dan, blowing feathers in an activity that includes eye tracking and hand-eye coordination.
Take an imaginary adventure on a firetruck while practicing the challenging Plank Pose and Side Plank Pose. Both versions of Plank strengthen our stabilizing core muscles and our arms. This creates stability and focus!
In Elephant, kids learn how to make an imaginary elephant with Lauren! We practice Wide-Legged Forward Fold to make our elephants, building strength and stability through our legs, core, and back muscles!
Hello helicopters, swing your arms around with Shelley! Yoga fun for the chest, shoulders and spine. Twisting aids in digestion and rolling our shoulders produces seratonin, a feel-good hormone which promotes optimism, confidence and relaxation.
Practice being a sleepy Lion with Rachel! We start in Child's Pose, a grounding, calming pose which promotes focus and regulates our nervous system. Then we move to Upward Facing Dog and we RAWR! Upward Facing Dog strengthens our arms and we get a great stretch for our front body as well!