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Yoga Therapy Tools for Kids with Special Needs

Yoga Therapy Tools for Kids with Special Needs

Children who have been diagnosed with AD(H)D that attend yoga therapy have been shown to improve their executive functioning, ability to focus, self-regulation, body awareness, symptoms of anxiety, and sleep difficulties. Yoga therapy as practiced with children who have been diagnosed with ASD has shown to significantly improve: eye contact, sitting tolerance, body awareness, sleepContinue Reading Yoga Therapy Tools for Kids with Special Needs

Frozen Yoga!

Frozen Yoga!

Each winter, I love guiding the children through a Frozen-inspired yoga class! Here are some positions and breathwork we practiced before the holiday break. Practice these with family at gatherings or as your sip your hot cocoa on a chilly + cozy winter morning.   Happy Holidays from the Little Moon Yoga Team!   HotContinue Reading Frozen Yoga!

Gratitude

Gratitude

This is the month of gratitude and giving thanks, so in each yoga class we will practice gratitude. Each school will have their own gratitude jar, so that before each class the children can place a gratitude bead in the jar as they state “I am grateful for…” Maybe it’s their Halloween candy, maybe it’sContinue Reading Gratitude

Non-Profit Arm

Non-Profit Arm

Big News for Little Moon Yoga! We have opened a non-profit arm. This non-profit arm is dedicated to bringing yoga and mindfulness to children in DC Title I Schools, providing restorative yoga to educators, and paying yoga teachers a livable wage. While we are awaiting our final paperwork, we are selling our *brand new* KidsContinue Reading Non-Profit Arm

Children & Mindfulness

Children & Mindfulness

The term ‘mindfulness’ may bring about certain images to the mind: a person meditating, peaceful mountains or forests, a person moving slowly. But rarely does the term mindfulness make us think of our children. When we witness a child finding difficulty in managing their body or emotions it can be easy to simply say to ourselves ‘theyContinue Reading Children & Mindfulness