How do you integrate yoga and mindfulness in your lives, and in the lives of the children you raise and teach? Here's one person's story...mine. I’ve practiced yoga since 1972, and lived in a yogic community for many decades. All of the good that I’ve experienced in my life has come because of my relationship [...]
Yoga Self Care for Parents and Caregivers of Autistic Children GalleryADHD, anxiety, autism, awareness, brain yoga, breath meditation, Children's Yoga, children's yoga therapy, kids yoga, Kundalini Yoga, meditation, mindful parenting, mindfulness, Radiant Child Yoga, relaxation, release trauma, spiritual parenting, yoga, yoga therapy
As any parent or teacher will tell you, nurturing children in a mindful way, and giving them the structure they need to thrive is a big job. When it comes to children on the autism spectrum, the scope and intensity of caregiving doubles or triples since these children often require more from their parents and [...]
I’m puzzled with all the fanfare about “mindfulness” for both adults and kids. Maybe it is my decades of meditative practices that has me saying “huh?”when the world is going crazy for mindfulness. If you are being YOU, you are naturally mindful. You don’t need to try. If, when you are gulping down your [...]
I've discovered a fiercely protective warrior within me. It wants to protect country, world, people, animals, Mother Earth. All the sickness going on right now in our country... I can't even articulate it. My brain does not know how to convey the understandings of how WRONG this takeover feels in my knowing heart. It turns [...]
Thought you'd be as inspired by Beth Sieloff as I was... Shakta, I am writing to give you a quick update what life has delivered to me since I attended Happily Every Now and completed the Radiant Child YTT. As you know, after attending Happily Ever Now course I found my wings, took a [...]
Mari Stonestreet is a Radiant Child Yoga 200 hour teacher living in Japan. She has family yoga classes weekly and lots of fun and important ideas for her classes. The children and their parents have fun doing yoga together. Then...they do meditative, heart-opening art. Here's one project, in Mari's words: "This project was part [...]
We all breathe, but do we experience breathing? On each breath comes prana, the subtle life force, carried to us by the air. The prana that comes to us when we breathe is the same energy that animates all physical matter. By making the breath slow, deep, and conscious, we make the most use of [...]
Dear friends who have known me as a yoga teacher and leader, I have—and will continue to— advocate for natural self-help tools that yoga, meditation, breathing practices, and mindfulness provide so graciously in our everyday lives. You and I know these things work.
In these tumultuous times we all need a "brake" on the brain and emotions at times. You can do this anywhere, anytime. Just find a private space (bathrooms work!) and go to it! This Kundalini Yoga meditation was originally given for women, but men can also benefit from it. It may give essential help at [...]
For yoga teachers, schoolteachers, therapists, and parents at all levels of yoga experience. Prepare to move your body and be young at heart in this fun, insightful, and practical training.