Yoga

Yoga and Sensory at your School Desk

Children struggling with attention, sensory regulation, or emotional regulation concerns will often have a notable increase in anxiety about school. With the transition from a summer of free play, less structure, and open access...
Gift of Giving

Giving to Give – Karma Yoga

  Abundant research shows the health benefits of volunteering. In the practice of Yoga, it is called - Karma Yoga. This is simply the act of serving others – a smile, a thank you or...

Snowy Days = Sensory Fun

Winter is here and our outlet for naturally rich, sensory-based outdoor play time is beginning to dwindle. Or is it? Over the past few weeks, as the weather in Chicago has begun to grow colder,...

Enhance Social Skills with Partner Poses

"The blend of sensory integration strategies and yoga techniques creates a natural sensory diet for children.  Through yoga partner poses, we find core sensory input though proprioceptive (input to the joints) and vestibular input...

Re-Focus Your Students with Three Balance Breaks

Balance breaks or poses are thought to develop the cerebellum, the part of the brain that controls the body in motion. They may also improve memory, focus and concentration, as well as physical coordination...

Yoga and Sensory for Unwinding After School

One of the most difficult times of the day for our sensory kids is the "afterschool time" upon arrival home. Throughout the day, kids have used every internal resource they have to "hold it...
Mountain Pose - Sensory

Want to Get Students Ready to Learn? Consider Yoga in the Classroom

Teachers have the honor and unique perspective of working within a space where each child and the teacher, are working towards similar goals. These goals include but are not limited to learning, meeting or...
sun salutations and special needs kids

Sun Salutation for Sensory Regulation

The yoga pose sequence know as Sun Salutation, Salute to the Sun, or Surya Namaskar, is among the most commonly used yoga sequences. Typically this flowing sequence is used at the beginning of a...

Simple Yoga to Reduce Anxiety in Kids

Are your looking to reduce anxiety in your child?  Yoga is by far one of the most accessible, effective and low-cost anxiety reducing techniques available. Did you know that 1 in 8 children are diagnosed...

CHILL CHILDREN: Guided Relaxation

A relaxed body is healthy, vibrant and feels great. A relaxed mind is creative, powerful and unlimited.  Guided relaxation can help children to achieve a relaxed body and mind. Learning to relax and calm yourself...