In Between Seasons
From Winter to Spring As we head into spring, our bodies and minds are ready for the warmthRead more.
Please enjoy this 3 min heart meditation that you and your children can do anytime you want toRead more.
Sharing in the Groove
DIY Queen I was a self-professed DIY queen. I spent the first 10 years of my business doingRead more.
New Intentions, New Year
As the new year begins, people tend to try to fix what they think is wrong with themRead more.
How Your Presence is the Best Present Ever!
It’s that time of year when when it’s all about buy buy buy and getting more stuff. Here’sRead more.
Breathe Your Power
When you think of holidays you think of joyous times, happy memories, family, friends, food & gift giving.Read more.
Love, Love, Love
The month of February is always a great time to teach a little LOVE Yoga. We celebrate whatRead more.
So now we’ve moved into the dark, cold heart of winter. It’s here, we can’t do anything aboutRead more.
Let Your Light Shine Bright
I am not one to teach the holidays per se, since so many people celebrate so many differentRead more.
Loving the Leaf – A Fall Lesson Plan
I usually don’t love the transition from summer to fall because it brings up a lot of emotionRead more.
Creating Kind, Giving Children
I grew up with parents who were givers. My dad was always super generous with us, he rarelyRead more.
Breathing through Transitions
As we transition from summer to fall, from summer break to school, to new schedules, the month ofRead more.
Back to Life…Back to Reality
This is it, the official end to summer and our regular life begins again. I tend to thinkRead more.
The Very Busy Spider Yoga
The other night, Zephyr picked the book “The Very Busy Spider” by Eric Carle as one of theRead more.
Superhero School Yoga
This class has evolved in the most incredibly fun way. I started off with a few superhero poses,Read more.
I am the mom to a 4 year old boy, which means my whole life revolves around dinosaursRead more.
Winter Animal Yoga
Winter animals do many things to prepare for the cold. Some of them hibernate, some migrate, while othersRead more.
in the New Year
Happy new year everyone! What a whirlwind these last few weeks have been! As the year winds down,Read more.
De-Stress your Family with Yoga & Mindfulness During the Holidays!
This time of year is a bit nutty for everyone. Whether you celebrate the holidays or not, itsRead more.
Yogis and teachers like to teach about gratitude and being thankful this time of year. We create classesRead more.
Self Care 101: Stepping Up My Game
If I want to be able to take care of those around me, I’ve realized that I needRead more.
Spooky Haunted House Yoga
This is one of my absolute favorite classes to teach. I hear from kids throughout the year –“CanRead more.
Yoga with Tweens
I will be the first to admit that this age group used to scare me a bit. NotRead more.
As the weather goes from hot to just gorgeous, we know fall is coming. The air is coolerRead more.
FOJY In the News!
This week a sweet little news report aired about me teaching yoga to kids at Alphabet Academy inRead more.
Summer Sun Yoga
As we near the longest day of the year, and really my absolute FAVORITE time of the year,Read more.
It’s the end of the school year and I’m saying goodbye to loads of kids that I’ve beenRead more.
Savasana comes from the word Sava in Sanskrit which means corpse, and Asana is posture or seat. Corpse pose is anotherRead more.
Yoga on the Farm
After spending my Memorial Day weekend with friends up in Hadley, MA who live on a lot ofRead more.
Going with the Flow
I went into a classroom the other day with my own lesson plan in mind and I noticedRead more.
Ahimsa and Self Care
This week has been a particularly challenging one for me. I started the week at a local prepRead more.
Mother’s Day Yoga
At one of the schools where I teach, every year we do Mother’s Day yoga. It’s my favoriteRead more.
This week was my birthday and I had to teach a bit so I figured I may asRead more.
Sleepytime Yoga: Ideas for a Calmer, More Peaceful Bedtime
Bedtime can be a really tough time for both parents and kids. My 3 1/2 yr old willRead more.
Spring Garden Yoga
Ah, can you hear the birds chirping with happiness? We can finally see the flowers popping up throughRead more.
Yoga Fun with Props!
After all these years of teaching, I’m working hard to get creative and keep my classes fun andRead more.
Family Yoga Fun & Ideas
What could possibly be a better way to spend an hour with your family then by doing yogaRead more.
When thinking about balance, and how to have more of it in my daily life, I decided toRead more.
This month my theme is Rainbow yoga. I love when I start a themed class at the beginningRead more.
On Being Flexible (and not just in body!)
Yes, I am working on becoming more flexible with my daily yoga practice, but in this post, I’mRead more.
Bringing Yoga to the Public School Day
In all these years that I’ve been teaching, one of my main goals has been to bring yogaRead more.
Teaching Yoga with Zephyr
I have been practicing yoga for almost 20 years now. I started when I moved to Boston fromRead more.
Sharing the LOVE – Through Peace, Joy & Kid’s Yoga Teacher Trainings~
Back in 2006 while I was still living in San Francisco, I had many people ask me ifRead more.
Don’t Fear the Preschoolers!
I have been teaching yoga to kids way back since I was a first grade teacher at PSRead more.
I am Patient…I am Kind
These are 2 of my new affirmation/mantras I’ve been using while on my 40 day meditation challenge. MyRead more.
Winter Warmer Sequence
Hi Everyone!As promised, I’m going to share with you a sequence I’ve been doing these last few weeksRead more.
The FOJY Blog is Back!
Is this thing on?? Well hello there! It has been quite a while since I’ve written on thisRead more.
Together We Are One
This is the theme and mantra of this collaboration between Team Next Generation Yoga and Africa Yoga Project. IRead more.
Lead The Change
Next June I will be traveling to Nairobi, Kenya with a group of yogis to do work thatRead more.
Ah, this is a post I’ve been meaning to write all summer long! I love teaching outside andRead more.
At Alphabet Academy, one of the preschools I teach at, we decided to celebrate our mom’s in aRead more.
Spring has Sprung! (an ode to Earth Day)
Spring is finally in the air – a few times a week at least! We are having sunnyRead more.
We Can’t Beat Our Feet!
People really have a hard time with feet. It’s no wonder since we spend every day shoving themRead more.
Love is All We Need
I have mixed feelings about a holiday like Valentine’s Day. All the schools do projects and the kidsRead more.
All this snow here in CT has definitely affected my teaching. Lots of school cancellations have caused lotsRead more.
Peace in the New Year
When I was a first grade teacher working in the inner city in Brooklyn, teaching about Martin LutherRead more.
Reflecting on a Passing Year
As the year ends, it’s nice to take the time to think about all the good things thatRead more.
Warm up the Winter with Sun Salutations
Sun Salutations (Surya Namaskar) are a great way to warm yourself up as it gets colder out.This isRead more.
Partners Help us Grow
I love teaching partner poses. Partner work builds trust and promotes healthy and safe touch. Kids these daysRead more.
Full of Joy Yoga blog returns! (aka, another thankful blog post)
I am back! As you can see, I took a break from blogging – and in all thatRead more.