Kids Yoga Combats Violence

Kids Yoga Combats Violence

You know the calm mind, rosy cheeks, and openness of heart you feel when you walk out of a yoga class? That same beautiful feeling and physiological response is happening when a child walks out of their yoga class. The nervous system calms, the mind focuses, and in turn the world seems brighter. Kid’s yoga … Continue reading

Workshops

Workshops

I still remember the first time I saw Jamie teach Imagination Yoga to a group of children in 2008. It gave me goose bumps as I watched the children engaging so completely with the vivid story she was telling. I watched, mesmerized by the children’s ability to engage, imagine, and stretch into yoga poses new … Continue reading

Epidemic of Inactivity

Epidemic of Inactivity

Let me drop some shocking stats on you: 1 out of every 3 children is overweight or obese 1 Only 1 in 3 children are physically active every day 2 The typical 12-year old today weighs 11.7 pounds more than in 1973 For the first time in U.S. history, this generation of children may have … Continue reading

One Big Breath

One Big Breath

Do me a favor … Take a moment and inhale one deep, full-bellied breath slowly. And then exhale completely letting all the air out entirely.  Feels good, right? It’s wonderfully simple and only took approximately 10 seconds to oxygenate all the cells in your body, momentarily resetting your nervous system. Yet our kids don’t know … Continue reading

Warm Days and Kind Hearts

Warm Days and Kind Hearts

  With Spring break over and only a few months of school left my mind has been shifting into thoughts of long, warm, sunny days.  At Imagination Yoga we switch gears in the summer months away from our school enrichment classes and into camp mode. Camp is so much fun! It is a few weeks … Continue reading

Making a peaceful connection

Making a peaceful connection

Teaching Imagination Yoga is an amazing adventure.  I know that every time I am in front of a group of children I am impacting their lives positively and providing them with skills that will enhance their future.  At times it can be hard to tell how students are using those skills and in what way their lives are being impacted.  Unlike … Continue reading

Bringing Imagination Yoga Home!

Bringing Imagination Yoga Home!

We love the New Year for so many reasons. It provides an opportunity to take a closer look at our path and take steps in the direction of love and light. As we transition into the New Year we wanted to provide you with a few ideas to bring more movement, calm and kindness into … Continue reading

Imagination Yoga Kindness Challenge

Imagination Yoga Kindness Challenge

Everyday Imagination Yoga teachers  inspire kids to move their bodies and  stretch their imaginations. Our curriculum focuses on the aspects of yoga that kids can take off the mat and into their homes, schools and communities. Kindness, Concentration, Gratitude and Relaxation are the curriculum platforms that imagination Yoga stands upon to positively impact the kids … Continue reading