Category Archives: Tips

Yoga Hits the Super Bowl: 5 Tips for Teaching Boys

Mrs. Gillen, if everyone did yoga, the world would be pink! This comment from an 11 year old boy was typical of those Lynea heard from the boys in her elementary school’s behavior classroom when she first brought in yoga … Continue reading

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Bones! (And 3 Tips to Help Your Kids Develop Healthy Ones)

It’s the time of year when you can’t turn your head without seeing bones – in store displays, in front of homes, even in our yoga trainings! One concept we explored a lot in our recent Yoga for Seniors courses … Continue reading

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Helping Kids with Attention Issues: We Can Do Better – Tips & Resources

Judge by rising rates of ADHD diagnoses and medication prescriptions (quintupling over the past 12 years), it would seem that we’ve really got a national epidemic at hand. Or do we? A recent New York Times article reveals some disturbing … Continue reading

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What Is Your Call of Duty?

What’s going on with our boys? These days, I’m asked this question a lot by parents and teachers alike. This school year alone, I have done more staff trainings and have been asked to observe and assist teachers more than … Continue reading

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Who’s Raising Our Kids? 10 Tips for Parenting in an Online World

Let me tell you a story… Storytelling is the most ancient of all teaching techniques. Embedding knowledge and empathy in narrative, its the way we make sense of our lives. And it’s not just through movies, books, plays and other … Continue reading

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Taking Care of Holiday Stress

It’s that time of year again. Despite nature’s call to slow down and hibernate, we tend to speed up and do more. Holiday commitments, family travels, the end of school terms and corporate years, shopping, family expectations and dynamics – … Continue reading

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Working with Yoga-Resistant Teens? Try These 7 Tips to “Meet Them Where They Are”

When it comes to sharing yoga, teens can be the toughest audience of all. They may be invested in coolness, not wanting to show too much interest in anything they don’t discover on their own or that’s dissed by peers … Continue reading

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