The teenage years can be difficult at the best of times, but in moments of conflict such as parents separating or the increasing expectations placed upon young people to succeed, it can be a time of great transition and change.
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…)
Don’t get confused by the word junior. Juniors, for me, are my two daughters. One is eight, and the other is just two and a half, and their gazes remain fixed on me as I do my home yoga sequence on Sunday mornings.
A few weeks back I began this column about how yoga can create magic for children. In this installation, we’ll take a look at how to connect with little yogis from three and seven, and how to hold their attention throughout a yoga class.
“But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.” -Khalil Gibran