123 kids yoga is happy to announce that we are now a Partner with the TDSB.

123 kids yoga classes incorporate mindfulness movement and deep breathing techniques, which can lead to self-awareness, self-control, and making good choices. Partner yoga is always a favorite and enhances social and co-operation skills with others.

We tailor yoga classes to serve your schools needs, whether it’s a lunchtime or after school program, incorporated into the physical education program or a workshop for the staff. Call or email for more information.

LET’S GET EVERY STUDENT ON A YOGA MAT THIS SCHOOL YEAR!!

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by admin on March 9, 2014

childs pose for dvdHAPPY MARCH BREAK!

SPRING IS IN THE AIR!!

One of our favorite poses for this time of year is Child’s Pose. Students of all ages can benefit from child’s pose. It’s a quiet resting pose.  We love to do it after cobra pose.

Younger students call it bunny pose… bunny is sleeping in the garden or snail pose..snail is safe and sleeping in his/her shell.

BREATH, REST, REFRESH!

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Happy Puppy!

February 19, 2014

Children from toddlers to age 6, love happy puppy pose! After age 6, this pose becomes downward dog! Yoga classes for young children should include poses they can relate to: cat, cow, bird, lion, bumble bee breath, bunny breath, star, sun, moon etc. etc. That way they can become happy little yoginis!!  

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

December 16, 2013

During this festive season and beyond…… May you be surrounded by friends and family! May you feel blessed, grateful and thankful! May you feel compassion for others and open your heart to those less fortunate than you! May you feel confident and loving! MAY YOU BE HAPPY, RELAXED AND PEACEFUL! BREATH…… H….OM….E!    

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Practicing being still and mindful!

December 6, 2013

In the beginning of each 123 kids yoga class, the children sit in easy pose, half lotus or full lotus, breath in through their nose and out and sit still while listening to the vibration bell. This is  great practice for focus and stillness and it works! Children love the sound of the bell. We often […]

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PEACE ROCKS

December 5, 2013

Teaching children about peace and being peaceful in yoga class. Peace rocks help us focus, stay calm and peaceful during savasana. Try it! “If you want to create lasting peace, you must begin with the children.” Mahatama Ghandi                    

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Animal poses and 123 kids yoga dvd

December 2, 2013

Animal poses with kids is a great way to introduce them to yoga. Young children learn about their bodies, breathing, using their imagination and animals and the environment. 123 kids yoga dvd will take you on a trip to the garden or the beach. Practice poses such as butterfly, downward dog, cobra, tree, flower, as you take a walk […]

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Yoga Mats and Clothing for Kids

November 29, 2013

Kids don’t have to wear yoga clothing in yoga class, but comfy and loose clothing is recommended….no tight jeans or dresses. Here is a link to a company based in Canada that make their clothing out of  eco-friendly materials. http://www.yoginifashion.com/ Yoga mats for kids are definitely a must! Mats are their space for doing poses, during yoga class. Here is […]

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Family Yoga

November 27, 2013

Family Yoga is a great way to spend time and re-connect with your family. It’s a time to have fun doing yoga poses together side by side and a time to laugh, communicate and co-operate while doing partner poses. It’s time to relax and unwind together on your yoga mat(s).   http://www.active.com/parenting-and-family/articles/the-benefits-of-family-yoga

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Yoga in Schools

November 25, 2013

  http://www.yogajournal.com/for_teachers/2189 Is there yoga at your child’s school? 123 kids yoga has been bringing yoga into schools for the past two years. With pending budget cuts to programs like ours in TDSB schools, we need support and help from teachers and parents to continue bringing yoga into schools across Toronto.  

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