Bullying in the Yoga Classroom

Part of the teenage experience is discovering who you are and what makes you different from your peers. This experience can involve feeling different, isolated, and perhaps even bullied. While we might think that the calm environment of a yoga class is exempt from these feelings, the truth is that bullying in the yoga classroom […]

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Yoga Beginners Guide for Teens

Starting out with yoga can be exciting, and perhaps a bit daunting. To help you with some basic questions we have put together a yoga beginners guide for teens. Flexibility: Well, let us tell you first that it’s a myth that you need to be flexible to start yoga. Yoga is about increasing your personal range […]

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Teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to Teens
Teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to Teens

When it comes to teaching yoga and mindfulness to teens many people don’t think that this requires a particular knowledge and expertise. The lack of specialised teen teacher trainings pays witness to this. Often people refer to their own experiences as teens and assume that this would be sufficient to teach. Teaching yoga and mindfulness […]

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How to Practice Mindfulness Amidst Chaos
Mindfulness Amidst Chaos

Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention with kindness and curiosity in the present moment. Mastering mindfulness takes time, practice, and dedication. For teens, it can help cope with daily life, especially when dealing with stressful situations. At times, all of us have our patience tested, and having at hand some mindful tools can help manage the […]

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Debunking Myths about Adolescence (video)

[blockquote align=”right”]Research has proven that mindfulness training integrates the brain and strengthens the important executive functions that support emotional and social intelligence as well as academic success. – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.[/blockquote]In this talk Dr. Dan Siegel talks about the changes that occur in the teenage brain highlighting why it is so important for teens to learn […]

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Yoga Poses for Holiday Stress Relief

December is officially here! And while this is usually a very exciting time of year, it can also be stressful and overwhelming for some. Between buying presents, making presents, attending holiday parties, baking cookies, fighting the crowds, all while trying to keep up with everyday responsibilities, things can start to seem a little less cheerful […]

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The Teenage Brain
teenagebrain

A brief introduction to the teenage brain for teens, teachers and parents. Knowing about your brain, when and how it grows and develops, can help you to better understand yourself and your reactions as well as help you make decisions about what you do and how you do it. Knowing about the teenage brain also helps […]

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Teen Yoga class: Mondays 5-6pm

Come join Veronika for this new regular Yoga & Mindfulness class for teens in North West London. Spread the word, bring your friends! [framed_box bgColor=”#DFFFD0″ rounded=”true”] [one_half] TEEN YOGA & MINDFULNESS Special Yoga Centre Kensal Rise, NW10 3HA Mondays 5-6pm £5 drop-in [/one_half] [one_half_last] [gmap width=”250px” height=”150″ address=”2a Wrentham Avenue, NW10 3HA”] [/one_half_last] [/framed_box] Our classes will […]

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Workshop: Teaching Teen Yoga & Mindfulness, Feb 15

Teaching yoga and mindfulness to teens is a great opportunity to share the joy and benefits that these practices can offer young people in coping better with stress and worries in everyday life. NEW 4-DAY TEACHER TRAINING IN AUGUST. DETAILS COMING UP SOON. [framed_box rounded=”true”] [one_half] TEACHING TEEN YOGA & MINDFULNESS February 15, 2014 Saturday […]

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Learn to meditate

An invitation for Londoners of any age: Come join me for this 2 hour Meditation workshop at YogaWest Friday, March 15, 7-9pm. This 2-hour introduction workshop to meditation is a step-by-step immersion into the practice of meditation. You will gain an overview and learn a routine you can practice at home. We will begin with […]

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