Helping a four year old deal with death and grief

At four years of age children are just beginning to deal in an appreciation of their own mortality. (Ive known some children deal with it younger, some older, but around four years is when children most often start worrying.) My four year old son Rafael w

Beginners Yoga for Children – Page 3

Shavasana/corpse pose Lying flat on the back let the arms rest by the sides of the body with the palms facing upwards. This position will help the chest and heart centre to open so that the breath can move through the body without any restriction. The nec

Beginners Yoga for Children – Page 2

Bhujangasana/cobra pose-backward bend . Lying flat on the stomach place your legs straight out behind with the feet close together and the soles pointing upwards. Rest the palms of the hands on the floor underneath the shoulders. Place the forehead on the

Beginners Yoga for Children

We often think of children as carefree with few worries and forget that they go through stresses and strains in life just like any adult. In todays society of peer pressure , consumerism and sibling rivalry children need time and space to be able to find

Springtime – Opportunity for Growth and Renewal

Feng Shui sees the Mind as a tool, affected by its stimulus from the environment the Being is in, and moves through. The resonances of these environments set up patterns of thought, which in turn become the ability to recognise opportunity in the extrapol

Raising Ourselves And Our Children With Yoga

Parenting has been called "the highest yoga", and for good reason. Where else do you have the challenge and opportunity to be your most mindful at each moment? Where your every communication has the potential to create conflict or upliftment? Ch

Attaining Inner Freedom

(an excerpt from "Tomorrow's Children – A Cherokee Elder's Guide to Parenting) Notice how trees on a mountaintop move slightly as the wind ripples through their branches, and how the sun makes the shadows of trees dance on the earth