Category: Mindfulness for teenages

What is a value based education? If we want our children to access yoga in schools, they need to be inspired by shining yogis who embody the reasons to follow them and not simply fed yet another faddish piece of information, which is out of context. It is my experience that a congruent practitioner who

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Stressed? Breathe! Stressed? Watch your thoughts! Stressed? Relax! These directives do not work for most people in highly stressed states! Mostly because the body is in fight or flight mode, and when we try to direct it toward relaxation, it has not got rid of the adrenaline that is coursing through the body.  In short,

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Who does yoga suit? Yoga can be an excellent physical activity for  1. The super sporty, helping them with their sport, recovery and release 2. For the obese, moving the body slowly and carefully, starting a physical practise 3. For disengaged girls (using Yoga Nidra and Partner work, it becomes a fun, non-competitive way of

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What makes you feel truly loved? A loving present awareness. When my son was little and grouchy, it took me a while to realise that all he needed was my loving presence. By that I mean, utterly present, not thinking about anything else, but completely there for him. Its not easy, when they are two

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Better than, more gifted, more flexible, less able, more friendly, less sociable, ADHD< Aspergers, dyspraxic, dyslexic…….  On and on these labels,  “help” teachers and parents to differentiate in a class, categorising and measuring outcomes, people, products.  As OfSted looks at “inclusion” , and we take side glances at Finlands’ non-streaming, all inclusive successful and happy

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For 10 years I have been teaching teen boys yoga and always felt the need to go in full guns creating fun and funky classes, full of arm balances and fun. I have shared my insights about this in my trainings, where I share what works and what doesn’t with each gender, age and social

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The website started its journey five years ago in a Somerset garden inspired by two yoga teachers working with adolescents. A few years in the making, a teaching manual, a teaching programme and many hundreds of teenagers later, the yoga site is up and running. The aim of this website is to bring teens together

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