Back to School! Automatic discount on products $10+through Sept 30,2023


Your Cart is Empty

by Nafeeza Hassan July 01, 2019 2 min read

Summer Yoga Poses: Crab Pose

Welcome back to our 'Summer at the Beach' Blog Series. We’re in Week 3 of 6! We delight in keeping your kids practicing yoga and mindfulness all Summer long. 

Here is a great way to continue your summer yoga poses with your kids! Let’s dig into the fun  Crab yoga pose.  Crab pose stretches and opens up the chest, and tones the lower back. It builds strength in the arms, legs, and core. 

Pose: Crab
Ages: Appropriate for all ages
Mantra: I am protected.


Yoga Poses for Kids: Crab

How to do Crab Pose

  1. Sit on your bottom with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor.
  2. Place your hands behind your hips on the ground.
  3. Press your hands and feet down as you lift your hips up high.
  4. Lengthen your belly, chest, and back of the neck. Think of making the front body into a straight line.
  5. Release your bottom down.

Crab Walk or Race Game

We’re talking about embracing the fun that only crabs can bring! Try Crab Walks! And if the environment is right, have a Crab Race with your friends! Older kids can walk sideways, crab-style!


Everyone is cranky or grouchy at times. Talk to your Littles about how to kick a bad mood. Depending on age, you may discuss the first signs of being crabby. How can they help a friend turn a bad mood into a better mood! One of our favorite go-to conversations for kids ages 5+ is that crabbiness is sometimes as simple as a choice you get to make. You can choose a good mood or a bad one. Hint: Good moods tend to have more fun!

Crabby Paper Craft

Getcrabby this summer, with a fun mindful craft. Make this craft at home or bring the supplies to the beach and get creative! Learn how to make this craft here!
















You can find this pose in our Summer at the Beach Coloring Book, comes with yoga cards just for kids!

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

Also in Kids Yoga Blog

Yoga Ideas for Math: Enhancing Learning through Mindfulness
Yoga Ideas for Math: Enhancing Learning through Mindfulness

by Lara Hocheiser May 17, 2023 1 min read

User Research is a Key to Growing Your Kids Yoga Business
User Research is a Key to Growing Your Kids Yoga Business

by Lara Hocheiser May 09, 2023 6 min read

User Research feedback loops can improve your classes, courses, and content and create a bridge to new business.

With ten years of experience creating student programs, professional development, teacher training, and learning materials in the kid’s yoga and mindfulness industry, I’d like to share some wisdom.

Flower pose. kids yoga. Spring Yoga Sequence + Curriculum
Flower Yoga Pose - Inspired by Lotus Flower

by Lara Hocheiser April 24, 2023 1 min read

Kids Yoga Poses: Flower Pose

Flower pose is a crowd pleaser when working with children.

While it requires core strength and balance, learners can practice safely with a few safety tips.