Michele Lapointe

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10 Easy Ways To Practice Mindfulness

Are you getting frustrated by your daily routine? If yes, include easy steps to practice mindfulness in your personal life.

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Bedtime Yoga: 12 Poses to Help Kids Sleep Better

4.2K<p>SHARES<p>Take the beloved bedtime story ritual a step further with Mariam Gates's sequence that will soothe little ones to sleep.<p>It's bedtime. The …

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie was born on June 4, 1975 to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. She and her brother, James Haven, were primarily raised by …

Yoga for kids: How to calm little minds

Every day, four-year-old Yasmina Seyfaie rolls out her mini yoga mat and folds her body into animal shapes alongside her mom, Eliane Bejjani, in …

Why Your Kids Should Learn Yoga Immediately

Vegetarianism has been around for a long time, finding favor with many people, including Pythagoras clear back around 580 B.C. It’s been presented as …

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Classroom Yoga Helps Improve Behavior Of Kids With Autism

Researchers have found that kids with autism spectrum disorder who did yoga at their elementary school behaved better than kids with autism who weren't doing yoga.<p>The researchers surveyed teachers at a school in the Bronx who said a daily yoga program reduced the kids' aggressive behavior, social …

Bedtime Yoga for Kids

Use yoga to find a truce for your bedtime battles<p>Shutterstock<p>If putting your child to bed is a battle, you are certainly not alone. You fight and …

5 Great Yoga Poses for Active Kids

<i>By Elizabeth Eilers Sullivan</i><p>As I wrote about in my last post, yoga can help kids develop flexibility, strength, agility, balance, and body awareness. When teaching little yogis, it’s important not to worry too much about proper poses or "doing it right.” It’s more about exposing them to basic forms …

This Children's Book Wants To Teach That Princesses Don't Need Saving

The Princess Who Saved Herself is about an awesome, multiracial princess who lives with a pet snake and plays rock 'n' roll.<p><b>Jonathan Coulton:</b> When I wrote the song my daughter was very into princesses and pink things, a phase that caught me a little by surprise. I certainly wasn't pushing the …

The Benefits of Arts and Crafts (Yes, Both!) for Kids

It’s funny how we often debate things with a black/white, either/or paradigm.<p>Or order vs chaos. <i>(Controlled chaos for me, please.)</i><p>Or a little bit …

5 Kid-Friendly Yoga Poses To Help Your Child Avoid A Meltdown

Maybe it’s a refusal to put on a hat, maybe it’s wanting to get out of the car, or not get out of the car — whatever the trigger (and it can be …

Real Men Do Yoga

Details<p>"Maybe more than anything else, yoga teaches you to be still and calm under challenging circumstances" - Adam Levine<p>If you are looking for a …

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Tight Hamstrings? This Simple Yogic Stretch Will Do The Trick -- No Matter How Inflexible You Are

You don't have to be super bendy to practice yoga. In fact, the less flexible you are, the more likely you need to incorporate yoga into your life (after all, it'll improve your bend-ability).<p>In the video above, yogi Jules Mitchell demonstrates how to safely stretch your hamstrings through a series …

50 Simple Mini-Habits That Actually Help With Anxiety

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1GHwJkM<p>As a lifelong anxiety sufferer I know it can be annoying when you’re drowning in worry …

Prenatal yoga: The best exercise for pregnancy

My pregnant patients always ask me: “Can I exercise while I am pregnant?” The answer is, yes, yes, yes! But before you start, it’s imperative that you clear it with your doctor. There are certain medical conditions related to pregnancy which may not allow you to exercise, such as placenta previa, …

6 Mistakes You've Been Making With Your Flat Iron

Um, whoops?<p><i>By Augusta Falletta for Beauty High</i><p>Let's be honest: Perfect blowouts typically only happen at a salon. If you want super-straight hair at home, a flat iron is the way to go. Once you find a hot tool that you like, avoid these big mistakes to protect your hair and perfect your straight …

I'm a Strong, Fit Yoga Teacher—and I Still Get Insecure About My Belly

How we can all recognize our bodies for the awesomeness they are<p>Five years ago, I auditioned for a yoga video. A few weeks later, the DVD producer called me to tell me that she couldn't hire me—even though she thought I was the most qualified for the job—because I had a tire around my waist. I …

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Forget Flexibility: Here’s Why You Should Date a Yogi.

When I tell a guy I am just starting to date that I teach yoga, his face lights up for a moment.<p>Maybe it is out of awe and respect for the craft of …

National Kids Yoga Conference

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Calm Down Yoga Poses for Kids (Printable Poster) | Yoga routine, Routine and Yoga