Being a kid can be frustrating! A lot of the time they are being told what to do by grown ups, they are learning all the time and they are often facing tricky challenges slightly beyond their cognitive or physical capabilities! It’s no wonder that tempers can flare up!
Being a parent or teacher also requires a lot of patience and it’s easy for us to get frustrated to. In this video I show you a simple playful breathing technique called woodchopper breath that is great for stress relief and can calm and settle the body and mind before the blood reaches boiling point!
This is just one of many tips and tricks I am keen to share to help with emotional regulation of children. If you’d like to learn more, please subscribe to my email newsletter list where I share insights and strategies from my experience as a play therapist and teacher. You can get a free ebook with 11 Playful Parenting strategies when you sign up today
If you’re interested in more yoga based activities let me know in the comments below. I am a trained children’s yoga teacher as well and I use aspects of yoga practice in my therapeutic approach every day. I have a lot more to say on this so do let me know if you want more!
Another recommended channel for you is Laura McEgan at Divine Light yoga who also offer amazing children’s yoga trainings all around the world. There are loads of free resources over there too.
I hope you’re having a great month. Don’t forget to play!