Three Simple Mindfulness Exercise to Try

‘Make of yourself a light,’
said the Buddha,before he died.

I think of this every morning as the east begins
to tear off its many clouds of darkness…
(From House of Light by Mary Oliver)

There’s no excuse for not […]

Gratitude is Contagious!

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Gratefulness: Thankful For You!

As the school year comes to an end, we, at TheYogaKids, look back with gratitude and gratefulness for the many blessings of this past school year. We had a great year teaching at many different […]

Mindfulness: Being Present in the Moment

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Connecting Kids With Themselves Every Day

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Back-to-School Routines to Help the Anxious Child

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Fun Breathing Games For Kids

Yoga is one of the best ways to encourage inner peace and mindfulness, and it can be learned at a young age. When performing yoga exercises, children can learn to be less stressed and more […]

Instilling the Value of Volunteering in Children—It’s Never Too Early

Now that summer has arrived, your children may be looking forward to long, lazy days of no school, no books, and no homework. Relaxing and doing nothing sounds like a great way to spend a […]

Eyes Like Diamonds: Bringing Joy to Children through Yoga

Jyoti Bajaj, the Radiant Child facilitator and owner of TheYogaKids in Toronto, obviously loves yoga and sharing it with her young students. She is eager to share the many benefits of yoga, including learning about […]