In each issue of Green Child Magazine we feature our “Guided Relaxation” column. These columns are now available for you to download, free of charge, for your family.

 

These peaceful guided relaxation scrips are written by Mellisa Dormoy of ShambalaKids®. Her guided rel...

March 30, 2016

The first exercises I have chosen to share are guided visualizations called “Friendly Wishes,” and they focus specifically on developing compassion, in addition to concentration and awareness. The following exercises are designed for children ages 6-10. (See the Scient...

March 30, 2016

"Little Cloud" Storytime Yoga Lesson Plan -- NOW WITH PRINTABLE YOGA CARDS! 

 

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Newly Updated! Includes larger full-color pictures, additional resources and links to free printables, as well as 3 pages of printable yoga cards (12 total) for the poses o...

March 29, 2016

If you've decided to give meditation a shot, you've also decided to improve your sleep, lower your blood pressure, increase your marital harmony and reduce your stress, just a few of the things that studies have shown meditation can do. 

 

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August 18, 2015

Entitlement seems to have hit epidemic proportions with kids, and today's parents are seriously looking for answers. One big step to help stave off the "I wants" is to steer your children to better appreciate what they already have.

 

Here are four great ways to make gra...

February 27, 2015

Anyone researching meditation and mindfulness is bound to come across the work of Richard J. Davidson. A prominent neuroscientist at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, he’s at the leading edge of research into how we can train our minds to improve human health and pe...

December 30, 2014

Inspired by questions from my last article on how to actually teach mindfulness to kids, I’m putting out a new weekly post with FUN mindfulness exercises for the family. After all, who said mindfulness had to be a drag?!

Remember, mindfulness takes training. T...