#LOVEISAVERB I have often been confused by the expression “Warm Hands – Warm Hearts” — Mainly because it seems that no matter the weather, my fingers never feel as warm as my heart does! But, lately I’ve realized that the “warmth” may refer less to the temperature of our hands, and more to the quality of action we are taking with them. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, and so much judgment around this par
Have Healthy Kids all VATA season long! The Fall is well upon us! With it’s chilly temperatures, stirred up dust, dryness and early darkness, our kids may be susceptible to a case of the sneezes, more stirred up energy and agitated sleep. Since every person has a different reaction to weather and environmental changes, the seasons are a great way to explore exactly how the elements affect our bodies and minds.
What is your dream? Have you asked yourself lately? If you are living a dream- maybe the question is, whose dream am I living? So often we are influenced by expectations, those from others in our lives, and more often, the expectations we’ve set for ourselves. If we think back though, often we aren’t the same exact person we were last week, last month, or even a year ago. With the world and our selves c
Ah… the last sweet days of Summertime. No more beaches, late nights, or vacations… back to early mornings, sharpened pencils, and “business.” It’s Back To School time! And, hopefully, with FLY’s mission, that never means away from Play. As always, our goal is to bring all that Summertime play with us into the school year! But it’s tricky to communicate that to our stud
Respiration is defined as “a single breath”. And in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, one of the great Yoga philosophy texts, Swami Swatmarama proposes that our life is gifted a certain number of inhales and exhales. The slower and more consistent our breath becomes, the younger we will feel and hopefully the longer we will live. Perhaps the key to the feeling like a child is to Breathe Yourself Young. When breath departs, s
Summer is knocking at our door! Many of us have already transitioned into the mode of linen and sun hats, and kids are awaiting their days of adventure . But like many teachers and parents, you may wonder what to do with all this extra (and amazing) kid time on your hands… especially if your work schedule doesn’t slow down nearly as much theirs does. At FLY, we see these days of play and wonder can also be a time to
Make your Mom’s heart FLY! Many of us have made these paper creations for party decorations, events, and seen them in boutique windows. When done with the FLY mindset, this project is an amazing way to introduce focus, patience, and love into your creative practice at home or in class. What You will need: Bright Colored Tissue Paper Pipe Cleaners A Pair of Safety Scissors Step One Ask your child to pick three c