By Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 Thank you for your help with sharing our cause for quality family bonding time and the child-friendly Yoga app we are developing. We also thank you for the social sharing about "Tiki's Yoga Journey" and your moral support for app development. Yoga and meditation are not just for adults; encouraging [...]
By Dr. Paul Jerard, E-RYT 500 "Tiki's Yoga Journey" has been launched on Indiegogo. Why should anyone care about the development of a top-quality kids Yoga app? Within the past few years, we started to develop educational 3D videos specifically for Yoga teachers who wanted to develop creative flowing sequences. The resulting positive feedback and [...]
By Kimaya Singh Why is Aura Wellness Center spending time developing a yoga app for children and families? The benefits of yoga have been enjoyed for thousands of years. Enthusiastic practitioners have shouted from rooftops far and wide for decades, yet only recently have schools begun to integrate yoga as an educational program. Once considered [...]
By Faye Martins Can creating a kids yoga app make a difference in reducing violence? Among Yoga teachers, schoolteachers, and parents, we have seen the positive changes that a steady practice can make. Children are focused, healthier, relaxed, athletic and less violent because of yoga practice. Among the many benefits of yoga for children is [...]
A yoga teacher has many tasks related to ensuring that the class goes well. Some of the tasks are: teaching various types of postures, teaching children about efficient breathing habits, making sure that achievements are encountered, and giving each child life skills for a happy and healthy life. Ultimately, this helps them to pay attention in school and make good decisions in life.
Yoga is something that millions of practitioners have practiced throughout history to find tranquility, balance, focus, and clarity. It is understandable that the calming poses and mindfulness meditation can create a more intelligent and mentally sharp individual.
One of the most important and significant lessons that a Yoga instructor teaches his or her students is the healing potential of Yogic methods. By healing potential, I mean the ability to transform one's negative situation.
Violence is a result of many things, including mental illness and feelings of loss, anger, loneliness, and powerlessness. Fortunately, these feelings are something that a yoga practice can address, especially when meditation is guided by someone who intentionally wants to empower and encourage students who are dealing with these types of emotions.
Whether you are teaching yoga to children or teens about breath awareness or practicing asanas, emphasize the idea of non-judgment. Depressive children and teens spend their days judging themselves and their actions negatively, so it's important to use the non-judgment philosophy of yoga to help stop the process.
Yoga may help kids on different levels. Practicing physical postures (asanas) can increase the production of endorphins, which generate feelings of well-being. Breathing techniques (pranayama) help regulate the nervous system by activating parasympathetic (relaxation) neurons and calming sympathetic (flight or fight) neurons. Guided relaxation techniques benefit kids by giving them an alternative way to respond to the stressors in their lives.