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Children in Motion with Dance, Meditation and Yoga: Includes Basic Lesson Plan

Children in Motion with Dance, Meditation and Yoga: Includes Basic Lesson Plan

by Susan Kramer
Children in Motion with Dance, Meditation and Yoga: Includes Basic Lesson Plan

Children in Motion with Dance, Meditation and Yoga: Includes Basic Lesson Plan

by Susan Kramer

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Overview

Comprehensive instructional text for teaching 16 rhythmic dance steps, 9 little dances, 15 reflective and moving meditations, 15 gentle moving yoga poses, and a 9-part basic 45 minute lesson plan divided into 5 minute segments. For children of all ages and abilities. 141 pages. 10,300 words. Large type.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781716633003
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 07/29/2021
Pages: 142
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Susan Kramer is the creator of The Rhythmic Movement Dance Series of the United States Department of Education. She is a graduate of Peabody Institute Preparatory Dance of Johns Hopkins University, and is a former Jacob's Pillow, Baltimore Opera Company, and Annapolis Civic Ballet dancer, and is a dance specialist. She's written more than 20 books for all ages and abilities about rhythmic dance, ballet, meditation, yoga and codependency. This book is translated into Dutch, French, German, and Spanish. Website is susankramer.com

Table of Contents

Introduction



Part I - Rhythmic Dance with Clapping



Benefits of Rhythmic Dance



Key for Clapping Rhythms



16 Rhythmic Dance Steps



1) Walking

2) Running

3) Marching

4) Galloping

5) Sliding

6) Hopping

7) Jumping

8) Leaping

9) Pedaling

10) Prancing

11) Toe Pointing

12) Skipping

13) Waltz

14) Minuet

15) Schottische

16) Polka



9 Little Dances



Part II - Meditation



Benefits of Meditation



15 Ways to Meditate



1) Children Learn to Meditate by Example

2) Beginning Sitting Meditation

3) Teaching Preschoolers Sitting Meditation

4) Teaching School Age Kids Sitting Meditation

5) Mindfulness Meditation

6) Walking Meditation

7) Teaching a Relaxation Meditation

8) Instant Meditation

9) Teaching a Music Meditation

10) Guided Meditation on Friendliness

11) Sharing Meditation

12) Guided Meditation on Honesty

13) Running Meditation

14) Biking Meditation

15) Dance Meditation in Nature



Part III - Gentle Yoga



Benefits of Gentle Yoga



15 Gentle Moving Yoga Poses



1) The Leaf

2) The Flower

3) The Cricket

4) The Owl

5) The Bird

6) The Squirrel

7) The Chipmunk

8) The Rocker

9) The Seal

10) Salutation Pose

11) Snake Pose

12) The Turtle

13) The Starfish

14) Cat Stretch

15) The Swing



Part IV - Basic 45 Minute Lesson Plan

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