Mike the cosmic space monkey
15 January 2015

Welcome to the Yoga Disco!

If you want to get your kids moving for a couple of minutes – try Cosmic Kids Yoga Disco. Great for a brain break – or for just jumping around to, they are music tracks with yoga movement and breathing built in. A little over a year ago Jaime and I decided to try making some music for Cosmic […]

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24 October 2014

Yoga for Tweens

If you’re teacher looking for resources for this age group, we’ve made a compendium of class plans for 8-12s here.   Why is yoga important for Tweens? Being a tween (8-12) can be tough. Your body’s changing. You become more peer-focused, so what your friends think starts to matter to you. Friendships deepen. Communication gets a […]

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27 August 2014

Learning How to Teach Kids Yoga

These days it is easier than ever to learn how to teach kids yoga. Here is some information about the steps to becoming a teacher. First, I recommend that you do a training course with a reputable provider, and get a grasp of these key elements: the ‘how-to’ of kids yoga: how to perform a story so the kids follow […]

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29 July 2014

Yoga Games for Kids

Got some kids to entertain? We’ve got good news! We have made a Yoga Games Compendium – including 24 fun yoga games for kids. To give you an idea of the games, below are three examples from the compendium to get you started. If you want to grab all 24 games, hit the button! Grab the […]

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1 May 2014

More About Jaime

Hello! I’m Jaime. That’s me in the onesie talking about Squish the Fish and crabs playing football in the videos. I trained as an actress at Bristol Old Vic, and a few years entertaining kids at parties led me to kids yoga. In March 2012, we decided to film some of the yoga stories I was doing in my classes and post them to […]

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30 April 2014

Kids Yoga ‘Posture of the Week’

Posture of the Week is brilliant. It’s basically a video of Jaime showing how she instructs each kids yoga pose – every single week. This means you can learn how to teach that posture well – or your kids can learn more about how each posture works, or just do them one after the other […]

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30 April 2014

Cosmic Kids Yoga Heroes

We’ve started a new video series called Yoga Heroes. It celebrates the kids in schools and homes around the world who do Cosmic Kids. It all started when people kept sending us pictures of their kids going on Cosmic Kids yoga adventures. They look amazing doing it and it kind of blew our minds that […]

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30 April 2014

Our 4-day Kids Yoga Teacher Training Workshop

UPDATE: We are focusing on our online content in 2015, developing a second course (about running a Kids Yoga business) but we plan to be back doing face-to-face workshops in 2016. For info on our online course have a look here. Here are some recent graduates talking about their experiences of kids yoga teacher training workshops: If […]

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24 April 2014

The Big Picture on Participation

Often when parents talk about participation, they are really talking about getting their kids to do something they want them to do. It can become a question of will, and of the child meeting (or not) the parents wishes about how they will be and what they will do. When we get into whether or […]

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24 April 2014

Inversions in Yoga – Kids Yoga Goes Upside Down Too!

An adult yoga class is full of inversions – Downward dog, wheel and standing forward bend crop up all the time. But when it comes to standing on our heads or trying out a handstand we adults can get a little worried. Fear seems to take over. A good teacher will guide us through the steps […]

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24 April 2014

How to Sequence Kids Yoga

When you practice yoga you are generally following a sequence – but what does this mean for kids yoga? In an adult yoga class, whether you’re doing a set sequence like the Primary Series in Ashtanga or a teacher-choreographed one in vinyasa flow or power yoga, you are guided by your teacher through a range […]

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7 April 2013

The Benefits of Kids’ Yoga

We’ve been doing some research on the physical and mental benefits of yoga for kids. There seems to be pretty universal agreement across a wide range of disciplines that it is officially good for you! This is no surprise to those of us who do yoga, or see kids doing yoga, but it’s great news nonetheless! […]

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6 April 2013

How to do Savasana in Kids Yoga

I thought it might be helpful to share how I tend to do Savasana for the kids at the end of a yoga session. If anyone else has any ideas, please share! It’s great to use the story you are telling to wind young yogis down into their relaxation, so that they are in a […]

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6 March 2013

Five Fun Breathing Exercises For Kids

When you learn that your breath is linked to your state, you have it in your power to keep a steady head whenever you need. ‘Take a deep breath’ is wonderful and simple wisdom, but it can be harder than you think when you are feeling a little challenged – one of the reasons why […]

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5 March 2013

Try These 4 Fantastic Yoga Nursery Rhymes

For pre-school kids, it’s great to mix singing and simple yoga moves. The routine of song helps them concentrate and means they remember the yoga postures. Also, a good sing-song provides a fun interlude in a class or yoga session. Here are 4 songs with yoga moves that I find are particularly brilliant: 1. Bicycles […]

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