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Relaxing/Balancing the Body

Good Morning Relaxation: Two Variations of Sun Salutations for Kids

This weekend I had the opportunity to be a part of Casey Feicht’s, (kidsyogaguide.com), parent/child yoga class for kids.  There were dances, giggles, deep breathing with breathing buddy friends, poses, toys, stories and singing.  Making yoga fun for kids is … Continue reading

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KidsRelaxation on YouTube! The World Is Your Relaxation Playground

I’m excited to announce that Kids’ Relaxation has a new channel on YouTube! I am going to be sharing videos created from my work with kids and based on various blogs on different relaxation techniques for kids that I have … Continue reading

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Anchors Away! Energy Transformation For Kids

When energy is scattered, out of control, and “all over the place,”  it is very hard for kids to calm down.  Here are some grounding techniques that can help you and your child re-center, re-focus, and calm the body for … Continue reading

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Visualization for Healing: Mining Out The Pain

So last night my daughter was struggling with a pretty icky headache.  As we were trying many remedies to help her lessen the pain, my partner’s son, who is 13, offered this visualization.  He said, “You know, when I get … Continue reading

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EFT Tapping Points Girl/Boy Posters

    EFT, known as the Emotional Freedom Technique, is an excellent emotional regulation and stress management tool for kids.  It involves tapping on specific points in the body.  By tapping on these points stress and energy blocks are released … Continue reading

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One Minute Relaxer: Lady Bug Pose With Deep Sensory Spots

As we enter the holiday season, it is the perfect time to practice quite time, nurturing and allowing the body the space and time to let go and deeply relax.  Give your child the gift of relaxation tools this holiday … Continue reading

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Superhero Powers

Superheros are rocking our world this summer!  With Avengers making record financial history, everywhere you turn in shopping land, a superhero is ready to greet you.  Last night I was the superhero of my own dream.  Before I fell asleep, … Continue reading

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Release Pent Up Energy: The 30 Second Cycling Trip

Ever need a quick tool to help your child release energy to re-focus in the moment?   This one-minute relaxer is fun, engaging and does the job to get that excess energy OUT while activating the imagination at the same time.  … Continue reading

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Calm and Focus: The Potential Effects of Deep Pressure Touch

Deep pressure touch has been found to be very calming to the nervous system.  I work with many students who struggle with sensory integration and moderation and sometimes deep pressure touch works to help them focus and/or calm down.  Please … Continue reading

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Body Rock

Body rock involves gently rocking the body back and forth to calm the nervous system.  Have your child lie flat on the floor.  Use a yoga mat or lie on a soft carpet for increased comfort.  Don’t use a pillow … Continue reading

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