It’s Yoga Month!

It’s Yoga Month!

Did you know September is National Yoga Month?

Well, it is! And it’s totally something you can enjoy with your children! The benefits are amazing … I mean, because who doesn’t want to instill a sense of inner peace and calmness into their child? And I love that I can take a pause and refocus alongside my munchkins. Deep breathes everyone!

In celebration of yoga month I wanted to share a few of my favorite kid-friendly yoga products! Take a peek …

lazy lizard yoga

The Lazy Lizards Yoga DVD is one of our favorites – my three year old adores all the animal poses and often adds her own side effects 🙂

Screen shot 2013-09-09 at 8.47.28 PMWhat a darling sweatshirt (available as a tee too) from Namaste Kids.

yoga pantsKate Quinn yoga pants are organic and offer the perfect loose fit with an adorable roll over top.

yoga bookA fun story to incorporate yoga through the day.

yoga deckThe Kids’ Yoga Deck – perfect for learning basic poses.

yoga mat

A perfect size for your little yogi, The Little Yoga Mat is cute and classy with the a choice of lotus flowers or suns.

The beauty of yoga is that it is so simple. Don’t have a mat? Have your child choose a bright colored towel. Don’t have a video? Look up a few poses online (or imagine your own) and take turns being the yoga teacher with your child. Don’t have a specific yoga music? Anything instrumental will do. See? Yoga can be loved and enjoyed with minimal effort. And that’s totally my kind of activity. And the calm you’ll all experience … priceless.

yoga infographicSource

Just so you mamas and dads don’t feel left out, over 1,600 yoga studios around the country are offering a week of free yoga to new students in honor of National Yoga Month. Search the yoga studios in your area to see if they’re participating!

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Gretchen hails from the beautiful Pacific Northwest along with her husband and two young children. Before transitioning to life as a stay at home mom, Gretchen worked in sales and marketing while earning her Masters in Management and Organizational Leadership. Now her days are focused on managing meal plans and nap times while organizing her sewing stash and children's toy bins. My oh my, how life changes in the blink of an eye! Gretchen writes frequently about natural parenting, becoming more environmentally conscience, her affinity for thrifted treasures, and hopes of making it out of yoga pants each day on her blog That Mama Gretchen (

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Wow! I did not know September is known as yoga month. One new thing i learned here. Also the accessories look quite amazing and it is indeed worth giving a try.