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
Butterfly Pose (Baddha Konasana)
After being sick and mostly home for what seemed like weeks, I emerged from the house into a world of spring! Talk about a renewal of my cells and the world around me. The snow is mostly gone and i’m pretty sure my parka is going away this weekend. One of my most favourite things in the world is my boys and I wearing our warm wool sweaters, comfy pants, and rain boots while breathing in the cool moist air and exploring the muddy and wet world outside.
Butterfly is the pose of spring this year. Did you know butterflies have taste receptors on their feet and their wings are made of…Read More
It’s Friday afternoon and the excitement of the approaching weekend is soaring! You finally get to have a relaxed morning with the family, or if the stars align, maybe even an extra hour of sleep!!
Starting your family’s weekend with a yoga class at Appleseed gives you time to reconnect after a long week. Here are 5 other reasons your family will LOVE Saturday Yoga: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