Yoga with a dancing bear! Popping like popcorn! Balancing poses with a gingerbread man! Discover a whole new world of proven and beloved songs, activities and tools that teach children the love of yoga and movement and relaxation.
Whether you are already teaching kids yoga, or just need a place to start, you will walk away with many great activities, songs, tips and lots of proven ideas that you can immediately incorporate into the classroom.
This workshop includes background, philosophy and many ways to incorporate yoga throughout the school day and is ideal for preschool teachers, kids yoga teachers, elementary school teachers and anyone who wants to begin or continue incorporating yoga and mindfulness in the classroom or at home.
A Sample of What You Will Learn: • A whole new range of proven, beloved and highly requested activities and songs to immediately bring into kids' classes. Learn to “sleep" like a pony in the barn, “hang" upside down like a bat in a bat cave and much more. * Effective and fun breathing activities that help children wind down, focus and self regulate. * How to incorporate relaxation time in the classroom in ways that will be successful and that children will love, request and look forward to.
"Bari Koral is the preeminent authority for Kids music for Yoga for young children. Kids love to dance, move and sing to Bari's well-crafted, wonderfully produced recordings. Her yoga/music and movement curriculum is widely used by educational programs worldwide. But most importantly... kids and teachers just plain love it." -Greg Scelsa: Greg & Steve
Dubbed the "it girl" of kids/family music and the "Sheryl Crow for Kids" by the New York Post, Bari Koral is quickly becoming one of the most popular kids/family recording artists on the scene today. Bari is also a beloved music, movement and kids yoga educator. Her catchy, pop-friendly tunes and her interactive live shows feature a creative mix of movement and yoga, gaining her thousands of young (and not so young!) fans. She's a popular choice for live concerts and is widely played in preschool music, movement and kids yoga classrooms. She is the new host of nationally syndicated Z Living TV's, YOGAPALOOZA, a kids yoga, music and movement program which will air the Winter. Her Sun Dance video which teaches the Sun Salutations has been the top kids yoga video on YouTube for the past 4 years and has been featured on PBS Kids. She's won two NAPPA Gold Awards and two Parents' Choice award as best album for tots. Her current album Anna and the Cupcakes was recently named one of the coolest albums for kids by People Magazine. Listening to Bari's music children may pop like popcorn, surf the waves, run like the gingerbread man, turn into a butterfly & much more. Recent and Upcoming Music and Yoga highlights for kids and families include the White House Easter Egg Roll, Yoga Journal Conference in NYC, The Kennedy Center in DC, New Orleans Jazz Fest, Wolf Trap, South Orange Performing Arts Center and many more festivals, performing arts centers, family stages and school events. Bari also lectures on "Incorporating Yoga into the Classroom" for the National Association for the Education for Young Children Conferences as well as in kids yoga studios. Her "adult" yoga program De-Stress at your Desk has been taught at dozens of Fortune 500 companies including Jet Blue, ABC, the BBC and more.