Still Crazy after all these Years (of Children's Yoga)

Michael Chissick ponders how being a Reflective Practitioner helped to improve his yoga teacher training programme in Special Needs Schools
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What is the most important tool in the children's yoga lesson?

Michael Chissick explains how a simple visual timetable can improve behaviour and teaching quality in the children's yoga lesson
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Bear Hunt in the Yoga Lesson

Michael Chissick shares his use of We're Going on a Bear Hunt to enrich the yoga lesson and enhance children's appreciation of Michael Rosen's wonderful words and sounds.
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Heads, would you know a good children's yoga teacher if you met one?

Guidelines to help Heads decide if a children's yoga is right for the job
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Everyone included in the Yoga Lesson - Anita's Story

In this short video I explain how to make sure that everyone is included in the lesson regardless of their impairment .
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Five Essentials for Teacher Training for Children's Yoga

Want to teach yoga to children? Not sure which route to take? This short article will set you on the right course
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AuKids Review of Yoga for Children & Young People with Autism

Vicky Banford, whose ten year old son is on the Spectrum, reviews Yoga for Children & Young People with Autism for AuKids Magazine
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Wendy Teasdill's Review of Yoga for Children & Young with Autism

Wendy Teasdill , Teacher Trainer for the British Wheel of Yoga , reviews : Yoga for Children & young People , by Michael Chissick
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Yoga as part of the school day knocks spots off of after schools clubs. Discuss

This article will explain how Yoga, used carefully in conjunction with school routine and the input of teaching staff, can result in a livelier, more vibrant learning experience; where the physical and emotional benefits of yoga complement and add to children's educational gains and far exceed any benefits of after school clubs
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CASE STUDY: Including Children with ASD in Mainstream Primary Yoga - 'Buddy' from Nursery

Buddy was in a nursery class attached to a primary (elementary) school where I teach. Buddy was four years old, pre-verbal and had complex needs. This is an account of a lesson that I taught his class.
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How to Teach Yoga to Children Safely

Common sense guidelines for teaching yogato nursery & primary children safely
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Can Primary Teachers Teach Yoga to their Pupils ?

This is a remarkable Case Study about how an experienced primary/nursery teacher successfully taught yoga to her Nursery Children. Remarkable because Vicky does not practice yoga. How did this come about?
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Can Yoga Change a Pupil's Behaviour ?

In the following case study you can read how 'Sinclair's behaviour improved significantly because of his success in the yoga lessons over two terms.
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Teaching Yoga to Children with Autism - A Piece of Cake?

Michael Chissick outlines the successful approach to teaching yoga to children with Autism and Sensory & Communication Difficulties
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Enrich children's yoga lessons with their favourite stories. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Love story? I guess most of us do and especially children. So it makes sense to use story in children's yoga lessons sometimes. This article looks at ways to approach this to achieve great results.
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