Changing What Mindfulness and Meditation for Kids Looks Like

Kids can’t sit still, they can’t stay quiet, they get distracted by everything. Kids need to move, explore, learn, play, jump, run, talk, sing, laugh, and follow whatever impulse is currently hijacking their little brains. Meditation is quiet, reflective, and still. Meditation and mindfulness require focus, presence, sustained concentration, and practice. Lights off, pillow ready, … Continue reading Changing What Mindfulness and Meditation for Kids Looks Like

Yoga and mindfulness exercises for kids to do in the car

Toddler jingles on repeat, snacks spilled and lost to petrify in a hidden seat crack, frantic screams over a book dropped just out of reach, and the endless rhythmic thud of little feet kicking the seat, stamping dusty footprints on the upholstery… sound familiar? Sure, being in the car with a young child can be … Continue reading Yoga and mindfulness exercises for kids to do in the car

Why Early Childhood Is the Perfect Time to Introduce Kids to Mindfulness

Picture the last time you walked alongside a young child. The memory might bring up an interwoven mess of emotions from total annoyance to endearing awe. Most likely it was slow, interrupted and scattered, each step a seemly pointless effort at forward progress. If a bird, a flower, a ladybug, a rock, a stick, a … Continue reading Why Early Childhood Is the Perfect Time to Introduce Kids to Mindfulness