For many, Thanksgiving is filled with family traditions -- baking pies, dinner, football, shopping, and family time. This year, why not add a new tradition filled with yoga and mindfulness? Not only will kids get the physical benefit of exercise, but they will learn calming techniques that are perfect for the busy holiday season!
Here are some ways you can form those traditions.
Practice a yoga sequence together before bed.
Are your kids overly excited before a holiday? We've all been there! Try acalming yoga routinebefore bed to get rid of those jitters.
Before bed or first thing in the morning -- talk about what you are thankful for. It could be anything! A person, a place, a memory... just one thing you are grateful for. Use ourfree gratitude worksheet!
Try something new together! Come together as a family or class and try a Thanksgiving craft orcoloring pages. Get your creativity flowing and enjoy the company of others.
Thanksgiving Day can be stressful with everything going on. Take a moment to stop and breathe between tasks. Try our5 Breath Space Maker.
This week, we go over the Turtle Pose. Inspired by the patient turtle, this pose increases mental focus and stretches the arms, back, and legs. This pose looks like a turtle withdrawing into its shell!