When I said we would practice breathing, I didn't mean by crawling into the breathing ball. But children have their own way of getting into an activity (:
Imagine pre-schoolers doing yoga in elder communities. Kiki, a NGY Yoga for Kids 2-7 teacher, and I are scheduled to bring young children to AgeSong at WoodPark, 3121 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, Saturday morning, April 22 at 10:30 am. Children 2 to 7 years old and their families are invited. Let me know if you want to join us. Click HERE to RSVP.
See video of a nursing home in Seattle that also houses a pre-school. 400 families on the waiting list. View PBS News Report.
Slowing down is a lifelong lesson, especially for those of us who have been in the fast lane for much of our adult lives. We can learn about slowing down at work and in our personal lives from folks at any age, stage, or ability. Slowing down does not mean not working or volunteering or participating actively in life. It's how we slow down that is important. View article in California Health Report, "Slow Down: A Lesson from Caregivers and Millenials."
Olivia, my under-five year old granddaughter, was a "wise elder." She inspired me to teach yoga to children because she lived totally in the present, with no fear of the future.
Explore perceptions about wisdom and aging with Nader Shabahangi, Thursday, March 9, 2017, 6 pm, Betti Ono Gallery, 1427 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612.
Coming soon to California Elder Communities!
Sage advocates with Grandma for disability rights.