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Yoga For Beginners | 20 Minute Kids Yoga Class with Yoga Ed. | Ages 3-5

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let's all come to seated criss-cross

please applesauce and I want you to

imagine actually at the front of your

mat you have a glue stick and I want you

to pick the glue stick up and I want you

to take out your hand and I want you to

put the glue all over your hand and then

you're gonna rub your hands back and

forth and you're gonna lift up your

bottom and you're gonna place the glue

on to your bottom and then you're gonna

glue your bottom to your yoga mat that's

it now imagine to the top of your head

that there's a string and it's connected

to the ceiling and very gently it's

pulling you up and you're gonna sit up

really tall on your body that's it now

like a puppet exactly so sitting up tall

and then reach one hand into the air and

how many points are on a star five and

how many fingers are on this hand spread

your fingers wide like a star that's it

good and then reach your other hand and

sit up early tones for them really wide

and we're gonna start with our breathing

today you're gonna take these hands and

wrap them around your ribs up higher

with your hands your ribs are up here do

you feel those bones yeah okay so we're

gonna feel those bones as we breathe so

take a big breath in through your nose

open your mouth breathe out two more

times

observe how that feels breathe in

breathe out

one more time big breath in breathe out

very good what happened when you took

the breath in through your nose and what

happened when you let the breath out it

went smaller okay so reach those hands

back into the air star fingers are

bright and this time we're gonna make

pretend headphones around your ears and

we're gonna do sounding breath the same

thing in through the nose out through

the mouth but listen to what it sounds

like so wrap your hands tight good take

a full deep breath in open your mouth

breathe out breathe in out again big

breath in hands in the air what did you

hear who can tell me raise your hand

what are you doing yoga class

we did our breathing right so

breathing's a part of yoga very good

what else do we do in yoga

yes rider relaxation and what's the what

do we do all in the middle so we start

with breath we end with relaxation what

do we do before relaxation after

breathing where are we going next

yoga poses right we do all our poses

okay so we're gonna start today with a

pattern and we're gonna start in rock

pose and rock poses our most important

pose so you're gonna come on to your

hands and knees you're gonna take your

knees really wide touch your toes

together bring your bottom to your heels

and rest your forehead on the ground

open your eyes and what color is your

yoga mat okay now imagine your breath

would fog it up like a mirror breathe in

through your nose

open your mouth breathe out good again

breathe in through your nose

open your mouth breathe out very good

look up towards your fingers and we're

gonna come make a table now if I had a

really hot glass of water would you want

your table to be strong yes so make your

your spine nice and straight that's it

and tuck your toes very good and then

we're gonna go into cow and cat pose

next what sound does a cow make and what

sound does a cat make very good

so cow looks like this we go

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and cat looks like this and then you're

gonna go back to your rock pose breathe

in through your nose

open your mouth breathe out breathe in

through your nose

open your mouth breathe out lookup table

posts we're making a pattern we're

repeating the poses cow cat yeah Rock

take a big breath in open your mouth

breathe out one more time big breath in

open your mouth breathe out good repeat

the poses with me please

table Wow

cat Rock breathe in open your mouth

breathe out

beautiful job one more time big breath

in open your mouth breathe out that's it

look up towards your fingers now we're

ready for our yoga poses tuck your toes

can you add your dog tail that's it

we're gonna make an upside-down V shape

you're gonna lift your dog tail up

towards the sky stretch your dog legs

and can you walk your dog deep and your

knee side to side that's it and then can

you shake your dog tail wag your hips

that's it and then look up towards your

star fingers and very slowly you're

gonna walk your hands back bend your

knees touch your toes that's it and then

take your hands to opposite elbow we

call this rag doll so it's like you're

you don't have any bones you're floppy

and your head hangs heavy like a coconut

would hang from a tree that's it and

then very slowly your head is gonna be

the last thing to come up bring your

hands to your hips tuck your chin to

your chest and in slow slow motion up

the stands head is lie

good job welcome to yoga how do you feel

great okay better come forward to the

front of your mat we're gonna start in

Mountain Pose for our standing poses so

a lot of our yoga poses are like

different animals different things in

nature so we're gonna start in Mountain

Pose

and if you were a mountain would you be

strong yes so let's be strong lift up

your legs and place them back down

that's it check your legs are they

strong now touch your shoulders and

touch the top of your head that's the

peak of your mountain touch your eyes

touch your shoulders now touch your

shoulders to your ears and then roll

your shoulders onto your back that's it

stand strong be steady can you breathe

in open your mouth and breathe out very

good

warrior one pose so our warriors strong

yes so you want to be really strong just

like your Mountain can you raise your

right hand into the air that's it and

can you step your right foot forward

that's it and then your left foot is

going to step back that's it and then

make two fists and imagine those were

headlights on your hips and you want to

shine them forward and then bend just

your front knee that's it and then take

a big breath in and reach your warrior

arms up that's it and then can you show

me how strong you are good can you be

peaceful that's it take a big breath in

reach your arms up and in one strong

steady but step back to Mountain breathe

in breathe out and what we do on one

side of our body we do on the other so

where's your left side of your body

that's it where's your left side step

your left foot forward step your right

foot back

put those headlights on your hips shine

your hips forward bend into your front

knee that's it reach your arms up can

you show me your Peaceful Warrior can

you show me your strong warrior nice

breathe in reach your arms up good step

back Mountain take a big breath in big

breath out standing in Mountain Pose

please lift your toes up and wiggle your

toes and and what do routes do a tree do

give food and what were you saying

habits stance oh can you stand strong in

your tree pose bring your hands to your

hips where's your right side you're

gonna take your right foot like a

kickstand right to the inside of your

leg that's it and then bring your hands

to your hips and use your eyes to help

you focus and when you feel strong and

steady bring your tree branches to your

Center and then when you feel strong and

steady see if you can grow your tree

branches and then allow your arms to

open and then can you allow your leaves

to fall

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and step back mountain let's take a big

breath in big breath out if we did our

right side what side are we on

left side so left hand into the air

hands on your hips that's gonna help you

to be balanced foot like a kickstand

then when you feel strong and steady

your eyes are helping you to focus and

balance bring your hands towards your

Center and then imagine that it's

springtime and your branches grow and in

the summer they feel full good and in

the fall your leave

step back mountain take a big breath in

big breath out so step back to Mountain

bring your hands to your side take a big

breath in big breath out

very good so now I'm gonna ask that you

step your feet open and you are going to

turn into a frog can you take your hands

high into the air so Kai I need you to

face forward towards me on the frontier

mat and then you're gonna bring your

hands towards the inside of your legs

that's it and you're bending your knees

and then frogs live where yep and they

like to sit on one okay so we're gonna

hop forward two hops stay on your yoga

mat okay ready hop one hop 2

good and then you're gonna hop back to

are you ready hop good hop back again

very good take a big breath in big

breath out and then you're gonna come

through to a seat and let the soles of

your feet touch together and you're

gonna come forward towards the front of

your yoga mat please can you get out

your peace fingers and can you wrap your

peace fingers around your big toes with

your thumbs on top pressing your feet

together can you sit up tall in your

body and the life cycle of a butterfly

is what

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egg caterpillar chrysalis then butterfly

we're gonna fold forward like we're

inside of our chrysalis

very good take a full deep breath in

open your mouth breathe out for just

breathing sit up nice and tall in your

body that's it and then we're gonna take

our hands to our side and we're gonna

stretch our legs out long in front of us

and can you point your toes and can you

flex your toes and can you take a big

breath in and reach your arms up really

high and as you breathe out you are

going to forward fold feel that big

stretch in your legs take a big breath

in big breath out

very good breathe in reach arms up

breathe out and bring your hands down

you're gonna cross your legs hands in

your lap and I'll know you're ready for

the directions next very good rein the

direction for you is that I would like

you to come and sit next to Olivia on

her mat and Rider the direction is for

you is I'd like you to come sit next to

CAI that's it and we're gonna do a

partner pose and does everyone remember

tree pose okay we're gonna do partner

tree pose together so you're gonna stand

up on your yoga mats

that's it and you're going to face

towards one another that's it standing

up please and you're gonna face towards

one another so you want to be facing

this way that's it and then remember

your legs have to be strong like the

what part of a tree the trunk very good

so standing next to one another you want

to open your feet into Mountain Pose

that's it and Olivia you can come in a

little bit closer towards rain that's it

and then can you raise your outside arm

into the air that's it put it down

and then can you raise your inside arms

into the air

very good put them down so we're gonna

use the outside and inside language for

this pose okay so you're gonna take your

outside leg like a kickstand

to the yep so this leg and

like that's it and then you're gonna

reach your outside arms high into the

air that's it and your inside arm so Chi

you need to switch a little bit over so

that rider can have a little room there

you go so it's like your tree branches

connect that's it and then take a big

breath in big breath out

very good bring your hands down step

back to Mountain and then you get to

switch so Rider you're gonna go to the

other side of Chi and rein you're gonna

go to the other side of Olivia that's it

facing forward and then you're gonna

take your outside leg so outside leg

Olivia other outside leg that's it and

then you're gonna breathe in and reach

your arms up joining your hands that's

it take a full deep breath in deep

breath out bring your hands down double

high-five your partner say thank you

yay go back to your own yoga mat please

and you're gonna come all the way down

to a seat and we're going into

relaxation so you are going to lie on to

your back good and then you're gonna

bring your hands onto your belly and I

want you to imagine that inside of your

belly you have a balloon and your only

job is to blow the balloon up with your

breath so you're gonna breathe in and

fill your belly full of air it's gonna

rise up towards the ceiling and then

you're gonna breathe out and deflate

your balloon relax your belly down good

again breathe in

fill your belly full let it rise up

breathe out and relax your belly down

good so you can keep your hands on your

belly or you can bring your hands down

to your side and you're gonna allow your

eyes to close

and you're gonna become as calm as quiet

as still as you can become and as you

become calm quiet and still you feel as

though you could fall asleep

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just allow your breath to come in your

breath to go out nowhere to be except

right here breathing in breathing out

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so if your hands fell off of your belly

you're gonna bring your hands back onto

your belly take a full deep breath in

and fill your belly full full full let

it rise up deep breath out relax your

belly down very good one more time big

breath in fill your belly full deep

breath out relax your belly down and

then very very gently begin to wiggle

your toes and softly wiggle your fingers

you're gonna reach your arms up and

overhead draw your legs together take a

big stretch from the tips of your

fingers to the tips of your toes that's

it and then you're gonna roll over onto

your side and then very gently come all

the way back up to seated crisscross

applesauce legs at the top of your mat

good and then we're gonna end with our

ocean breath so you're gonna take a big

breath and clap your hands up and

overhead

open your mouth breathe out

thank you for class today

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