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Christmas Yoga for the Whole Family

Christmas Yoga for the Whole Family

The holiday season means different things to each of us. For many people, it offers the chance to spend some quality time with family and friends. This may mean travel, staying away from home or maybe welcoming others into your home. Parties, family meals and presents are all wonderful for those lucky enough to get to enjoy them but they do bring First World problems too. The reality is that the holiday season is often stressful, challenging and can be a struggle in so many ways. And just when we need our ‘me time’ to get on our mat and yoga it all away there never seems to be the space/time/Christmas Yoga for the Whole Familyenergy (delete as appropriate).

So what is a good yogi to do at Christmas? Simple – get the family to join in with your yoga practice. It will reduce your stress and maybe theirs too. It will work off some of the excess calories that seem to be an inevitable part of the festivities. And it is fun! Ready to give it a go? Read on … (more…)

Sally Schofield

6 Ways to Practice Yoga On Your Family

6 Ways to Practice Yoga On Your Family

 

6 Ways to Practice Yoga On Your Family
Image Credit: Stephanie Riddell via Flickr

Yoga is not just a physical practice, it is an 8 step programme to enlightenment. While we often think of yoga as something we do as an individual, it can help us in all aspects of our lives, including how to parent and how to deal with our own parents.
Here are 6 ways that the yogic principles of yama and niyama can help. (more…)

Poppy Pickles

7 Important Reasons For Preteens To Do Yoga

Zen Pre-teen

There is a bridge, usually found between the ages of eight and twelve that leads from childhood into adolescence. This is a time of great physical change and a time of growing self-awareness. At this age, children are more aware of where they fit within a group and how they are perceived. (more…)