Tagged with breath

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

A 5 year olds’ gift to his Family

A 5 year olds’ gift to his Family

This story comes from Jamie Hopkins, one of the creators and founders of Imagination Yoga.  Jamie has been teaching children Imagination Yoga long before it even had a name.  Jamie has inspired so many children, families and people to do their best each day in their yoga and in their day-to-day interactions it is no wonder … Continue reading

A Mothers Love

A Mothers Love

This story came to us from one of our wonderful Imagination Yoga teachers, Laurie Davies. Laurie earned her Imagination Yoga certification in 2012 and since that time has been teaching yoga to kids in and around the Merced, Ca area. My story is about my 6 year old son, Ikey. Ikey has anxiety problems and … Continue reading

Breath of Light

Breath of Light

At the beginning of every Imagination Yoga story we take three big yoga breathes to prepare our bodies and our minds for yoga class.  This had always gone well with this group and seemed to be a calming practice for all of the kids in the class, so one day I introduced a new aspect to … Continue reading