Yoga Lessons for Children: Teaching Yoga to Children Through Poses, Breathing Exercises, Games, and Stories
Author: Sara J. Weis
Publisher: River Oaks Publishing
Learn how to effectively introduce and teach yoga to children to increase their mindfulness, flexibility, focus, and self-confidence with Go Go Yoga for Kids. This book includes 500 poses, yoga games, breathing exercises, stories, and lesson plans. Perfect for parents, teachers, yoga instructors, counselors, and others that work with children.
For anyone who enjoys kids and yoga and wants to make a positive difference in their lives, Go Go Yoga Kids: Empower Kids for Life through Yoga is the book for you. It is a complete and creative guide for introducing kids to yoga through movement, mindfulness, fun, and games. By introducing kids to yoga they will learn lifelong skills that will help them physically and mentally throughout life. Yoga can easily be incorporated in the home, school, extracurricular activities, camps, and clubs-anywhere you find kids who are ready to learn and have fun! Go Go Yoga Kids Includes: � Over 150 fun and creative yoga games and physical education activities for all ages � fifteen ready to use unique yoga lesson plans that will have kids engaged from the start � Ways to bring mindfulness and awareness to all children � Kid yoga photos and pose illustrations � Easy ways to incorporate yoga in the school setting for all types of learners and abilities � How to get your kids involved with yoga at home � Tips on working with teens and tweens � Partner poses, balance activities, group, and inversion teaching tips and ideas � Sample parent communication ideas � Examples of where and how to teach yoga for kids � Books, music, and other fun resources to help kids learn about yoga. This book details everything you need in an easy to follow, step-by-step format that will help you successfully teach yoga to kids of all ages. Go Go Yoga Kids is the only resource you will need to inspire children in a healthy and lifelong way.
If you are a family or educator with a toddler or young child then you have come to the right place. This book will teach you how to convert play and everyday routines into activities that are both fun AND beneficial for a child’s speech and language development. With little tweaks to your interactions and the everyday routines you are already engaging in, you can increase opportunities for learning and growth for your child. This best part is it’s not a lot of extra work. In the Playing With Purpose book you will learn: The basics of language development Why play is important for a child’s growth in the early years How children learn during play and familiar routines Tips for boosting speech and language skills during play Tips for boosting speech and language skills in everyday activities
A Yoga and Mindfulness Program to Help Your Child Improve Attention and Emotional Balance
Author: Jennifer Cohen Harper
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Category: Health & Fitness
Wouldn’t it be great if your child could exercise, have fun, and build concentration skills all at the same time? In 2006, the Little Flower Yoga program was developed by teacher and certified yoga instructor Jennifer Cohen Harper, when her successful use of yoga in her kindergarten classroom led to requests by other students, teachers, and administrators for yoga programs of their own. Harper slowly began to teach more and more yoga classes, and eventually recruited other yoga teachers with education backgrounds to continue growing what had become a flourishing program. Little Flower Yoga for Kidsoffers this fun and unique program combining yoga and mindfulness in an easy-to-read format. Written specifically for parents and kids, the book aims at teaching children to pay attention, increase focus, and balance their emotions—all while building physical strength and flexibility. Based on a growing body of evidence that yoga and mindfulness practices can help children develop focus and concentration, the simple yoga exercises in this book can easily be integrated into their child’s daily routine, ultimately improving health, behavior, and even school achievement. The book details the five main components of the program: connect, breath, move, focus, and relax. Drawing on these components, Harper shares practical activities that parents can use with their children both on a daily basis and as applied to particularly challenging issues. And while this book is targeted to parents, teachers may also find it extremely useful in helping students achieve better attention and focus. For more information about this innovative program, visit www.littlefloweryoga.com.
Are you looking for a way to have fun with young people while giving them a life-long tool for self-expression, physical and mental health, relaxation techniques, and improved focus? "Yoga for Kids to Teens" is another fun and easy-to-use handbook for you, as a parent, teacher, or young person, to enjoy. The authors of "Create a Yoga Practice for Kids" (Sunstone Press, 2006) introduce Nicole Hamory's SOLA Stikk Yoga, a lively approach to yoga for all ages. Find creative games, interactive themes, mind-melting relaxation, five-minute classroom yoga breaks and more. Yael Calhoun, M.A., M.S., is the Executive Director of GreenTREE Yoga. She is an author and educator, living at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Utah with her family. She is a co-author of "Create a Yoga Practice for Kids." Matthew R. Calhoun, C.E.Ht, is a certified children's yoga teacher and holds three certifications in hypnotherapy. He is a co-author of "Create a Yoga Practice for Kids" and lives in New York. Nicole Hamory is the Program Director for GreenTREE Yoga and is the creator of the SOLA Yoga Stikk program. She teaches yoga to diverse groups of people and lives in Salt Lake City.
Teach your kids about yoga and mindfulness with this mindful yoga activity book with more than 50 poses and activities. Yoga is a great way to teach children about relaxation, meditation, and peace - while having fun at the same time. This book includes yoga activities for kids and mindful games - they can stretch into tree pose, bend into butterfly pose, learn how to make a mindfulness jar, and find out why and how we should stretch through a series of fun yoga poses and sequences. Written by Children's Yoga Expert Susannah Hoffman, with a foreword by Oscar winner Patricia Arquette, Yoga for Kids guides children through each pose, to make sure they achieve maximum fun and mindfulness in their yoga practice. Parents are given notes on each pose, to let them know what benefits it brings and how to stay safe. Yoga for Kids shows that supporting a child's positive mental health doesn't need to be expensive, time-consuming, or difficult. Poses and activities help children to de-stress, focus, and get moving while having fun.
Can you think of an activity that promotes concentration, motor skill development and self-confidence for kids? And, is fun and healthy for kids and adults to enjoy together? It's Yoga! With The Complete Idiot's Guide to Yoga with Kids, you can learn how to get kids interested and started in yoga, teach them how to stretch, concentrate and express creativity using their mind and body. This book is full of various stretching exercises, poses and activities for adults and kids to enjoy together or individually. Kids will love to use their imagination to pose as a tree, a tiger, a butterfly and many others!
Everything you need to make yoga an integral part of your healthand well-being If you want to incorporate yoga into your daily routine or rampup what you're already doing, Yoga All-In-One For Dummies isthe perfect resource! This complete compendium of six separatetitles features everything you need to improve your health andpeace of mind with yoga, and includes additional information on,stretching, meditation, adding weights to your yoga workouts, andpower yoga moves. Yoga has been shown to have numerous health benefits, rangingfrom better flexibility and athletic performance to lowered bloodpressure and weight loss. For those who want to take control oftheir health and overall fitness, yoga is the perfect practice.With Yoga All-In-One For Dummies, you'll have everything youneed to get started and become a master of even the toughest yogaposes and techniques. Find out how to incorporate yoga to foster health, happiness,and peace of mind Get a complete resource, featuring information from six titlesthat are packed with tips Use companion workout videos to help you master various yogaposes and techniques that are covered in the book Utilize tips in the book to increase balance, range of motion,flexibility, strength, and overall fitness Take a deep breath and dive into Yoga All-In-One ForDummies to find out how you can improve your health and yourhappiness by incorporating yoga into your daily routine.
Leonora Brace Scelfo was born and raised in Pacific Palisades, California. She loves spicy tuna hand-rolls with avocado, Marc Jacobs, Nora Ephron, Woody Allen, Larry David, Gary Shandling, Albert Brooks, and Howard Stern. She is basically like a Jewish lady - in her late 70's. Yoga Fan Girl, is her first book. Oh, and she was the cheerleader in the bathroom in the first "Scream" film. Her scene was 30 seconds.