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Yoga Pose of the Month ~ Up Cat & Down Cat

Lazy Lizards Yoga pose of the month for September are Up Cat & Down Cat.  Kids are back in school, sitting down all day, hunching forward, working hard.  With all this hard work and and sitting the spine starts to get stiff.  Up cat and down cat are a great way to get the spine […]

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Yoga Enrichment Programs

Yoga can be beneficial to anybody and everybody, especially to children.  With the stress of going back to school, why not add yoga to your schools enrichment program? Lazy Lizards Yoga offers yoga classes to children from preschool to 5th grade.  We come to you, before school, after school, during school.  We can make our […]

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Upward Facing Dog ~ Kids Yoga Pose of the Month

Upward Facing Dog Pose is a great yoga pose for kids, or Urdhva Mukha Svanasana in Sanskrit, the language of yoga.  Kids these days sit a lot!  They sit in criss cross applesauce on the floor and wait for their friends in preschool.  Lots of lessons are also taught sitting in preschool.  Once kids go […]

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Kids Yoga Pose of the Month ~ Butterfly

The March kids yoga pose of the month is butterfly, honoring Spring.  Springtime brings more light, new growth, warmer weather, daffodils, and when the flowers start to pop up, butterflies! Butterfly pose, also known as bound angle pose or bada konasana, has many great benefits for kids.  Butterfly encourages flexibility in the hips and knees, […]

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February Kids Yoga Pose of the Month ~ Downward Dog

Downward Dog is one of the favorite kids yoga poses.  Downward Dog has many benefits. Kids love it because they get to hang upside down.  The benefits you receive in this pose increases strength in the shoulders, flexibility in the spine and hamstrings, strengthens bones in the legs and arms, brings more blood flow into […]

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Kids Yoga Pose of the Month ~ Frog

January’s kids yoga pose of the month is Frog Pose, also known as Garland Pose or Malasana in Sanskrit (the language of yoga). Frog is easy an fun kids yoga pose to practice.  They can be still or even jump like a frog. Not only is Frog Pose a fun yoga pose for kids, it […]

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Give The Gift of Kids Yoga This Holiday Season

Looking for a gift for that special kid that not everybody will be giving, will teach a child to start healthy habits early, and a 2 to 7 year old will love?  What about giving the gift of kids yoga?  A Lazy Lizards Yoga Mat and DVD is an excellent idea to get a child […]

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Being Grateful

Thanksgiving is the time of year we show gratitude and gratefulness.  Teaching kids this life lesson is important for social and emotional well being.  As a society we get caught up in what we are used to having and taking advantage of it.   Let’s teach our children to be grateful and show gratitude everyday! […]

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Halloween Yoga

October is a great time of year, kids love Halloween and Yoga.  Leaves change, the weather gets cooler, and there’s Halloween!  This time of year is a great time to use your kids imagination during their yoga class.  Yoga for kids has a lot to do with imagination, pretending to be cats, dogs, and frogs. […]

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Introducing Breathing Exercises to Kids

During Lazy Lizards Yoga, we always do breathing exercises, or in Sanskrit (the language of yoga) pranayama.    An easy way to introduce deep breaths, is to use a breathing ball.  It helps kids find the relationship of how the breath works inside the body.  When the ball expands breathe in, as you breathe in […]

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