Tag Archives: environmental education

Nurturing Our Natural Love of the Earth

Springtime again! And who can resist the call of the sun, leafing trees, beautifully blooming flowers? Our response is deep-seated. Rooted in our genetics is a love for nature, for the beauty of natural settings. It came early this year, … Continue reading

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4 More Activities to Get Kids Moving & Connecting with the Natural World

We’re blessed that our work lets us regularly meet so many wonderful school teachers, counselors, OTs, nurses and others who work with children. You inspire us with your stories of using Yoga Calm so successfully and your shared commitment to … Continue reading

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3 Simple Activities to Get Kids Moving & Connecting with the Natural World

Another way to counter the problem of childhood obesity is by encouraging kids to get outdoors and moving. It’s not uncommon for the average American youth to spend up to 90% of waking hours indoors – and to spend much … Continue reading

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Nurturing Love for the Natural World

The average American child now spends over 8 hours in front of a screen each day. She emails, texts, and updates her status incessantly. He can name hundreds of corporate logos, but less than ten native plants. She aspires to … Continue reading

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Natural vs. Virtual Worlds

“Serendipity” – the idea of the happy or fortuitous accident – is a wonderful word, inspired by a Persian fairy tale in which three princes from Serendip (the old name for Ceylon, now Sri Lanka) who “were always making discoveries, … Continue reading

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Healthy Children = Healthy Planet, or “No Child Left Inside”

Health care and climate change dominate the headlines these days, but how are they related? Well, for one, through our children. In fact, no two issues will affect them more in their lifetimes – from supporting Medicare costs for us … Continue reading

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New Yoga Calm Workshops – Working with Trauma; Wellness & Environmental Ed.

We’ve just been updating our schedule of upcoming Yoga Calm workshops, and wanted to let you know about a couple new offerings in particular: Listening to the Body: Yoga Calm for Trauma and A Sustainable Future: Wellness and Environmental Education. … Continue reading

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