YOGA IN THE CLASSROOM

The safe way to re-introduce yoga back into schools, post covid-19 closures. Schools are reopening tomorrow and it is so vital that they do.However resilient kids are, they have had the brunt of COVID-19: Deprived them of half the academic year. Magnified existing education inequalities. Put children at risk beyond that associated with covid 19Continue reading “YOGA IN THE CLASSROOM”

RISK ASSESSING YOGA

The re-introduction of yoga in schools post Covid-19 closures The academic year is soon to begin in Scottish schools and across the UK.The schools have been closed since the middle of March because of Covid-19. School Closures have impacted the children in many ways: Deprived them of half the academic year. Magnified existing education inequalities.Continue reading “RISK ASSESSING YOGA”

4 Ways to introduce Yoga in the Classroom

Introducing yoga in the classroom can be incredibly beneficial for the children as discussed in The Importance of teaching yoga in the classroom. It can be a great way to introduce some fun in the classroom The poses and movement allows to release physical tension It can bring the focus back into the lesson atContinue reading “4 Ways to introduce Yoga in the Classroom”

The Importance of Yoga in the Classroom

I have worked in schools for the last 4 years. It is fun but at the same time it can be frustrating, because the time that is allocated for activity and yoga is significantly less than it should be.Fun and play is the way children learn. When the kids play they are fearless, they tryContinue reading “The Importance of Yoga in the Classroom”

The Spirit of Community in Chair Based Yoga

As a yoga teacher going from place to place to teach yoga classes I find it very satisfying to connect with other before and after a class.I get great gratification also from people completely relaxing or letting go in my classes.The best part though is when the students connect with each other; like Beth andContinue reading “The Spirit of Community in Chair Based Yoga”

YOGA FOR RESILIENCE

6 ways yoga helps build resilience and manage chronic illness The definition of resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties. Some people may be naturally resilient to blows that life serves them and some not so much, but resilience is the secret to dealing with chronic illness. Many chronic conditions are not alwaysContinue reading “YOGA FOR RESILIENCE”