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Wall Street Journal Features Kids Yoga

It was with some trepidation that I googled the article Monday morning. First I found the video. How fun! Then I clicked on the article and found myself in tears as I read. Emily had done a fabulous job with the material … and I even got quoted.

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Is Yoga a Competition?

Lately there has been a debate raging around the yoga community regarding developing competitive yoga with an eye to having it accepted as an Olympic sport. Some find this philosophically wrong as yoga is about acceptance and personal growth. While others enjoy the individual challenge that the competitions emphasize.

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How Yoga Helps Teens Battle Eating Disorders

Yoga has proven to be highly therapeutic and relatively non-threatening when working with those struggling with eating disorders. It provides a gentle awakening of the mind with a soft embrace of the body as it helps to re-establish the connection between the mind and body which can become highly disengaged for individuals with eating disorders.

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Competitive Sports vs Non Competitive Sports For Kids

The Telegraph recently reported on a govenment study in the UK which found that fewer students are participating in competitive sports. There is a general decline in competing school against school and an increase in non-competitive “fun” endeavors like …

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Yoga Supports & Helps Heal Cancer Patients

Yoga helps cancer patients, survivors and families physically, emotionally, and mentally as they fight the ravages of the disease & its treatments. Here are some suggestions for how you can get involved.

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Don’t Rush Your Kids Mindful Eating Key to Maintaining a Healthy Weight

When I was young I learned that in order to get a few more valuable minutes of sleep all I had to do was eat breakfast quickly. By the time high school rolled around breakfast was inhaled in 5 minutes or less. On a side note, thanks Mom & Dad for always getting up and [...]

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