September is a tough time of year, no matter how you slice it. Our hearts especially go out to those sweet families and children who are starting Kindergarten! It’s a new place, new people, and the beginning of a new part of life. No matter the grade, your child’s wellbeing is incredibly important to you and you want this to be…Read More
A few months back I posted about some of the many benefits of Family Yoga. The list continues, so read on to learn more about how Family Yoga is good for you and your brood!
6. Family Yoga shows children that parents are not perfect. Up to a certain age, children believe their parents are super-human! They seem to never run out of time, money or resources, and this can create high expectations for parents to fulfill. There are always poses a parent finds difficult and those a child find's difficult. This reality check brings a humanizing quality to the parents, releasing them of expectations from the child.Read More
Plow Pose (Halasana)
Kids love plow pose! This pose can be done solo, with a partner or even as a family! There are many benefits to plow pose, including improved digestion, relaxation of the nervous system, fatigue relief, and stretching of the shoulders and spine. This pose also calms anxiety and reduces irritability in our youngsters! And parents, all these benefits apply to you too. :)
So on your trip to the farm this fall to harvest apples or pumpkins, take a break and lay in the dirt as a plow!Read More