The ABCs of Yoga for Kids

The ABCs of Yoga for Kids

by Teresa Power


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The ABCs of Yoga for Kids uses the alphabet, rhyming vignettes, and colorful illustrations to introduce children to yoga in a kid-friendly way. Each of the 56 different poses featured in the book delightfully promote flexibility, strength, and coordination while encouraging children to incorporate healthy activity into their daily lives. Yoga is a noncompetitive form of exercise, suitable for children (and adults) of all ages and athletic abilities. Any activity for young children is important because the nation, including our youth, is under siege by obesity, stress, and diseases like diabetes, which stem from poor diet and lack of exercise. Yoga for young kids will create good habits and a foundation for well-being. Children have a lot of fun learning new positions, new letters, and new ideas. This book will delight and bring joy to the early yoga practitioner.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982258705
Publisher: Stafford House Books, Inc.
Publication date: 09/16/2009
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 195,182
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 3 - 8 Years

About the Author

Teresa Anne Power has been practicing yoga for 30 years. For the past 10 years she has taught yoga to young children, both in school and local organizations, helping thousands of kids develop a healthy attitude towards their body. Teresa is a member of The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and The Independent Book Publishers Association. She has published yoga articles in Yogi Times Magazine, The Palisadian Post, and Violet Magazine, and currently writes for

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ABCs of Yoga for Kids 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Splashesintobooks1 More than 1 year ago
A brilliant alphabet of yoga, told in rhyme With illustrations to help you every time To understand and help children try these Yoga positions on hands, feet, tim and knees! Start off by being an airplane flying high in the sky A bridge, a boat or even a butterfly! A dolphin, an elephant or even a fish This book helps you do every pose you could wish. Instructions are given so clearly in rhyme Not to follow them would be a crime. This book is fantastic, inspirational too Showing how Yoga can be easy to do. So this is a great resource for young and old Making yoga instructions easily told I hope I’ve encouraged you take a good look At this really fantastic, inspirational book. Thanks to the author, publishers and NetGalley too for giving me an ARC of this book for an honest review.
eheinlen More than 1 year ago
I liked how the author made the yoga positions into little rhymes so that children could easily remember them and understand what to do. The formatting in the e-book was off so that the rhythms did not go along with their pictures, which made it kind of confusing. In addition, there were words that were randomly capitalized in the middle of sentences. I do not know if this issue was because the formatting was off (and these words should have been the beginning of new sentences) or because it wasn't edited properly.
Whimsical_Being More than 1 year ago
This is by far the best yoga book for children that I have ever had the pleasure to read. The yoga instructions are creatively written in verse which makes the positions easy to learn and to eventually memorize. The poses are beautiful and creative while still showing an accurate depiction of each pose. I love how well the pose poems correlate with the images to create a truly fantastic yoga book that children and adults will both enjoy. Instilling positive health habits in our children is such an important aspect of parenting, and books like this make the job easier. Well done. Thank you to Stafford House and NetGalley for a copy of this book for reviewing purposes.
reececo331 More than 1 year ago
Instructional book to read and share with students, and kids you love. A pose or three for each letter of the alphabet. Its a cute book, to gain interest in children in yoga, a with poetry evaluating the pose, and the reference trying to make a connect to each pose to each reader. 
InspirationalAngel531 More than 1 year ago
Title: The ABC's of Yoga For Kids Author: Teresa Power Illustrator: Katherine Rietz Publisher: Stafford House/Bookmasters, Inc Published: 12-26-2013 ISBN-10: 0982258704 ISBN-13: 978-0982258705 Pages: 32 Genre: Children's Tags: Health and Fitness This is a great book if you are trying to teach your child yoga. It literally is an ABC book of the various positions with names and illustrations to help the young beginner understand the different positions and how to work them. Yoga is an ancient art that has been shown to be beneficial to help focus the mind as well as having health benefits for the body. If you teach a child when they are young they can carry the practice of yoga into the later years. This is one of the best books I have seen for young children. Not only does it use a rhyming poem to explain each position, but it is easy for them to remember. If you are looking for a way to get your children to be more receptive to exercise, yet want something the will enjoy, then try the ABC's of Yoga For Kids. I think you will find it just the motivator you were looking for.
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KuteDragonBoy More than 1 year ago
The book is a great read with colorful illustrations. My nephew and niece loves the yoga moves and mimics the moves to the alphabet letters and yoga poses. I recommend this to everyone with kids.
MomsChoiceAwards More than 1 year ago
The ABCs of Yoga for Kids is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards® honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books; and Tara Paterson, Certified Parent Coach and founder of the Mom's Choice Awards. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.