Y.O.G.A. for Youth Blog

Durham, North Carolina Teacher Training

This training explores some of the most effective approaches to presenting asanas and kriyas to youth. It will enhance your teaching ability and expand your knowledge of yoga across multiple disciplines. The main area of focus will be on developing tools that will assist you in translating ancient yogic principals into a language youth can understand and apply to their…

Y.O.G.A. for Youth at Summer Solstice 2015

Sat Nam and thank you to everyone who supported Y.O.G.A. for Youth at Summer Solstice this year! Thanks to your generous support we raised over $6,600 through raffle ticket sales for our Opportunity Drawing, as well as sales of Curriculum Guides and CDs. Wahe guru!! This year we were able to offer some very special prizes, which included gemstones, jewelry,…

Y.O.G.A. for Youth in the Huffington Post

Kundalini Yoga Used to Reach Youth In Underserved Communities and Juvenile Detention Centers By Antoinette Brock “Kundalini yoga teaches you how to understand your relationship with the world. We can say a thousand times, “We are one.” But saying is not believing and believing it, is not actualizing it in your life. What’s missing as the cultures have evolved to the…

The Positive Impact of Yoga & Meditation on Youth

Today in the United States, yoga and meditation are more popular than ever.  As people continue to seek out alternative methods for personal health and happiness, these ancient technologies move ever closer to mainstream view.  As popularity grows, several major international universities have conducted research into how yoga and meditation might benefit today’s youth. A July, 2013 article in Forbes…

Super Soul Sunday Fundraiser

How about a yoga warm-up before the Super Bowl?  We did just that, this past weekend! Raleigh, NC community members came together to connect and share a deep love for yoga and healthy living. The donation-based event was held at The Stockroom in Raleigh and hosted by LuluLemon of North Hills and You Call This Yoga (YCTY), an organization focused on helping…

YOGA RESOURCE: Literature Review of Yoga Research

YOGA RESOURCE: Literature Review of Yoga Research

Yoga Activist worked with The George Washington University to assess 19 studies on yoga’s benefits – including studies on youth.  (And Yoga Activist collects yoga mats – which Y.O.G.A. for Youth uses in the Chapel Hill middle schools!) At the request of Jasmine Chehrazi, Founder of YogaActivist.org, a group of nine graduate students enrolled in the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program…

Y.O.G.A. for Youth Teacher Training: Durham, NC

Y.O.G.A. for Youth Teacher Training: Durham, NC

Led by the acclaimed yoga activist, level 2 master yoga teacher and trainer, Krishna Kaur Khalsa E-RYT, the Y.O.G.A. for Youth™ Teacher Training program is one of the oldest and most distinguished youth yoga programs in the world. With more than 30 years of youth yoga instruction under her belt, the Y.O.G.A. for Youth™ Founder and Chairman is regarded as…