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
Over here at Appleseed we are OBSESSED with Kids Yoga and Mindfulness books. After almost 3 years of extensive research and testing (on the kids I teach and my own babies), I've curated a list of books that will capture the attention of your child and truly edify their soul during these formative years! You can find a book in this list for children between the ages of 1 and 12.
This list is sure to expand, evolve and change as this genre of material continues to grow, but here is Appleseed’s Top 10 …Read More
This little rainbow baby of mine makes my heart explode often. His love for movement and natural agility blows us away - not to mention moments like these when I know his weekly yoga classes are creating a deep and lasting impact on his life. (I caught him here…Read More
Kids yoga. What is it? At Appleseed, we play yoga through storytelling, and we inspire movement from seed to tree. It's about planting, cultivating, nourishing and growing, and it's what we do.
Why choose kids yoga for your child over other movement-based activities? The benefits of kids yoga are seemingly endless. In a world where it seems like we're spinning out of control, Appleseed Yoga cultivates a deep awareness and acceptance of the present moment, and inspires mindful, imaginative movement with our children.
You already know the classic benefits of yoga: stress relief, body awareness, mindfulness, fortification of all the bodily systems, and non-competitive activity. Kids yoga can take those benefits and grow further. Here are a few additional benefits of kids yoga that you should be aware of.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