The following is a guest post written by Sarah Olmsted of Imagine Childhood.
I‘ve always thought children are better teachers than yoga instructors. Don’t get me wrong, I love yoga. It’s something that makes a huge difference in the way I feel on a daily basis. It strengthens my mind, my body, and my spirit. It helps me shake off the worries and cares of my day. It reminds me to breath deeply and intensionally.
But my yoga instructor still can’t hold a candle to a kid when it comes to teaching me how to be open, present and engaged in my life. In my experience, children are the definitive authority in this arena.
So, on days when I’m feeling particularly stuck, I tend to gravitate more toward the sandbox than Savasana.
Here are ten life lessons I’ve learned on the playground.