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10 Mar 2021 Jelly Bean Lent Activity

The “Jelly Bean Prayer” is an amazing way to teach children about the meaning of Lent through sacrifices, doing a good deed, acts of kindness, respect, and forgiveness. Red for the blood of Christ (a sacrifice). Green for the shade of the palm (doing a good deed). Yellow for God’s light (kindness to others). Orange […]

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11 Jan 2021 Is Chair Yoga Right For Me?

We’ve all heard that yoga has been shown to improve overall health when practiced regularly. As with most forms of exercise, yoga can be modified for people with all types of abilities and skill levels.  While people often associate chair yoga with the senior adult, doing yoga with the assistance of a chair has numerous […]

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04 Jan 2021 Updated Cueing for Yoga Instructors

Have you ever had to replace an appliance in your house? Maybe it no longer functioned,  or maybe there was a new model that was more efficient. Things get outdated. That is just a fact. Even the cues and directives that instructors provide in their classes can become outdated.  Here are a few updated cueing directives […]

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07 Dec 2020 300 Hour Blog Series Part 2: Anatomy and Alignment

Our bodies move every day. It’s what gets us from one point to another. Understanding how our body moves means looking at our anatomy, physiology and psychology.  During our 9 weeks together in 300 Hour: Anatomy & Alignment, we will be discussing how the topics below impact our movement and yoga practice. Psychology of Movement […]

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23 Nov 2020 Yoga for a Healthy Pregnancy

Physical activity during pregnancy is one of the best ways to help support the body during pregnancy, labor, delivery and postpartum. Private health groups like the Mayo Clinic along with the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Department of Health and Human Services all recommend that women with uncomplicated pregnancies exercise moderately […]

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26 Oct 2020 Happy Halloween: A Kids Holy Yoga Adventure

This past Saturday I had the opportunity to go on a Halloween Yoga Adventure with a great group of kids. On our adventure, we exercised our minds and our bodies. We started our adventure off with Boo breath (extending our exhale and making a “boo” sound). We then played shake and freeze (we pretended to […]

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19 Oct 2020 Celebrate Fall with Kids Holy Yoga!

Happy Fall, Kids Holy Yogis! Fall is the time of harvest. Harvest is when the good things that have grown over the growing season are picked and collected to be shared and enjoyed. In Luke 10, Jesus says that He needs workers to harvest the things of God. God grows things like love, kindness, gentleness, […]

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14 Sep 2020 A Time for Everything – Fall Meditation for Kids

An interpretation of Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 for kids: For everything there is a season, and a time for everything under heaven:2 a time to be born, and a time to grow old;a time to plant, and a time to pick what you planted;3 a time for hurting, and a time to heal;a time to knock things […]

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15 Jun 2020 Beachside Meditations for Kids

Enjoy this meditation with your kids! Lie on your back and close your eyes. Imagine that you are on your favorite beach towel, lying on the warm sand of your favorite beach. What color is the towel? What is its’ pattern? Feel the rays of the sun as they touch your skin. Experience the glow […]

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09 Mar 2020 Yoga Freeze Tag and Dance Pose

  Turn up some fun worship music and dance with your kiddos! When you turn off the music, everyone must freeze into a favorite yoga pose! Turn on the music again & DANCE! Here’s a Psalm to inspire your time:   Shout praises to the Lord! Praise God in his temple. Praise him in heaven, […]

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10 Feb 2020 The Treasure of Our Hearts – Happy Valentine’s Day!

”For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21 What is your treasure? Where is the love? What you hold dear to your heart, what you value, what you find important, that is what you treasure. Let’s remind our kids this Valentine’s Day that they are the most treasured people in God’s […]

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26 Sep 2019 Healing Diastasis Recti

Calling all mommas! During pregnancy our core is stretched to allow for our precious children to grow. Our rectus abdominal muscle, located directly down the front of our core, has two sides to it. These two sides are held together with connective tissue, called the linea alba. Think about this being like glue. However, when […]

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23 Sep 2019 300 HOUR BLOG POST PART 5: Spiritual Soul Care

You’ve made it! Thank you for sticking around for our 5th and final blog post on our updated 300 Hour Masters Program! If you are new to this blog post series, make sure to go back and read Part 1, Part 2 , Part 3 and Part 4 of our 5 part – 300 Hour […]

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20 Sep 2019 300 HOUR BLOG SERIES PART 4: History of Yoga & Teaching Methodology

Welcome! Thank you so much for joining us, if you haven’t already done so, make sure to go back and read Part 1, Part 2 , and Part 3 of our 5 part – 300 Hour Master’s Program series!  Being able to teach yoga in various ways makes for an excellent yoga instructor. This skill includes […]

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05 Sep 2019 Story Time Yoga

Did you know that you can teach Godly principles from your kids’ favorite storybooks through yoga? My kids love Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. It’s a story about a boy named Max who dresses in a wolf suit, gets in trouble with his mom for saying unkind things, and is sent to […]

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29 Aug 2019 3 Ways Yoga Can Support The Reproductive System

The reproductive system sits within the pelvis. Because of this, it’s often assumed that we should only consider the function of the pelvis area when addressing reproductive health issues. A more thorough approach, however, would include exploring areas of the body other than the pelvis alone. In Thomas Myers’ work, he spends a great deal […]

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15 Aug 2019 Mommy & Me Holy Yoga

Kids of all ages love to move their bodies. Even newborns are often found moving in one way or another. This is why yoga is perfect children of all ages.      A few benefits that toddlers receive through yoga:   Better sleep Improved digestion and eased gas pain/colic Reduced constipation Increased immunity and circulation Increased […]

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09 Aug 2019 Let’s Talk About A Flat Stomach

Let’s talk about having a flat stomach.  Our society deems this as the ideal body configuration. Just take a look at the magazine covers or headlines at the checkout line — “10 Ways to a Flatter Stomach” or “Find out how XXX lost her mummy tummy.” The truth is that a fat-free abdomen occurs in less […]

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11 Jul 2019 A Body In Need Of Sabbath Rest

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. – Phillipians 4:6-7   I would love to say that I easily place all my […]

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10 Jun 2019 Rocket Ship Breath

Get ready to take a ride on your very own Rocket Ship! Close your eyes and start your journey to any planet you choose. God is so cool that not only did He create this beautiful Earth with colorful leaves, rainbows, ocean waves to splash in, and to dig your feet in, but HE also […]

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16 May 2019 Meditation For Kids

As an adult, I struggle with meditation.  My mind is always on the go–trying to get my mind to pause and relax is so difficult for me.  I have found that teaching children meditation is just as difficult. At the end of every class I teach at my daughter’s school, we work on mediation. During […]

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06 May 2019 Celebrating Older American’s Month

The month of May is Older American’s Month and is a time we honor senior citizens, we remember their countless contributions, and we proudly renew our abiding commitment to their well-being and independence. Yoga is an amazing practice for people of any age, especially for the aging body. Whether we want to admit it or […]

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28 Mar 2019 Healthy Foot Awareness: Alignment From The Ground Up

In honor of April being Healthy Foot Awareness month, I want to bring you a post dedicated to our amazing feet.  However, for many of us our feet don’t feel like amazing structures. Some sources estimate that over 75% of Americans will experience foot problems in their lifetime.  Eight percent of the population will suffer […]

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25 Feb 2019 Finding Core Strength: My Diastasis Recti Journey

In May of 2012, I started to notice that my belly was not going away after having my twins in February of 2011. I know that our bodies change after pregnancy, especially when you have three pregnancies in a span of 5 years. However, something was just not sitting right with me about my belly, […]

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02 Jan 2019 Balancing Act: Fall Prevention

I recently participated in an Advent movement challenge on social media which included a lot of balance work. Some of the challenges seemed “unsafe” for older adults. This made me think deeper about balance and why we lose our ability to balance as we age, and that maybe our “play-it-safe” approach to balance is not […]

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05 Dec 2018 Sitting and Yoga

Over the last few years this phrase has been getting more and more public attention–Sitting is the new smoking. Everyone seems to be talking about this from CNN to Forbes and the American Heart Association. Studies are popping up all over about the negative effects that sitting has on one’s health.  A quick google search […]

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