Mindful about the seasons: Winter

Mindful about the seasons: Winter Solstice Blessing

Becoming mindful about the seasons this winter is a wonderful way to start practicing mindfulness with your little one(s). It is also an opportunity to discuss the meaning of Nature’s cycles. With slightly older children, we can even venture into stories and metaphor! Winter Solstice Blessing for becoming mindful about Winter Now is the time…

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Helping children become their authentic selves

Helping children become their authentic selves

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E. E. Cummings Today is Youth Day in South Africa, a reminder for us to honour the bravery that it takes for children to grow up. For some children growing up takes more courage than for others. Unfortunately we still live in…

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Affirmation for children: dealing with change

Affirmation for children: Dealing with change

A positive affirmation for children: Dealing with change. Includes a suggested yoga pose to help children feel strong and brave. I’ve been inspired to start sharing positive affirmations for children. Positive affirmations can be a powerful way for a child to internalize positive self-talk. It can also help them to start believing in themselves and…

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Here, your Heart's new protea logo: the start of a new chapter

Our new protea logo: the start of a new chapter

After a creative and meaningful break we are back with a gorgeous new protea logo for our business! Our website is also undergoing a makeover. Over the next few months, you can look forward to meeting new characters, and discovering new stories and meditations for children. A few thoughts about our new protea logo With…

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50 benefits of yoga for children

50 benefits of yoga for children

A couple of weeks ago I promised to share an article with you about the benefits of yoga for children. Compiling these lists has inspired me once again for my new journey of teaching yoga to children!

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Try our new meditations for children!

Try our new meditations for children!

In August I created 3 new meditations for children and a meditation story that you will find on Insight Timer.

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I am now a qualified children's yoga teacher!

I am now a qualified children’s yoga teacher!

When I started my yoga teacher training journey at the end of last year, I had no idea of the surprises that 2020 would bring for all of us. I completed the first module of my training in February. The lockdown in March interrupted the second half of my training. Luckily I was able to…

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How to introduce children to mindfulness

How to introduce children to mindfulness

Many (or possibly, most) of us only discovered the value of mindfulness in our lives as adults. And many people, myself included, wish that we had been introduced to this skill as children. If you have ever considered how to introduce children to mindfulness, I hope to provide a few helpful ideas in this article.

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Thoughts on honouring the different seasons of creativity

Thoughts on honouring the different seasons of creativity

This winter I thought that I had lost my inspiration. I’m sure that I am not alone, considering all that has been happening in the world. But my inspiration was never lost, I was just moving through the different seasons of creativity.

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Our children's book about worries is now available on Kindle!

Our children’s book about worries is now available for Kindle!

We are very happy and excited to have a revised edition of our children’s book about worries available on Amazon as a Kindle book!

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