Help your kids de-stress and get healthy!
Yoga for Children will encourage your child to learn about yoga with an attentive, at-home instructoryou! Even if you are new to the practice, author, mom, and children's yoga expert Lisa Flynn will guide you and your child through more than 200 yoga poses, meditations, and activities that are suitable for children between the ages of two and twelve. Complete with full-color photographs, instructional scripts, and pose modifications, Yoga for Children will help build your child's confidence, self-awareness, and focus while strengthening your connectionone yoga session at a time.
About the Author
Lisa Flynn, E-RYT 500, RCYT, Founder of ChildLight Yoga® and Yoga 4 Classrooms®, has an award-winning kids’ yoga studio in Dover, New Hampshire. Certified in several schools of yoga for children and adults, Lisa shares her knowledge with hundreds of parents, educators, and yoga teachers every year through her trainings and workshops. You can visit her website at ChildLightYoga.com.
Table of Contents
Introduction: An Invitation 9
Part I Yoga with Your Child 13
Chapter 1 An Introduction to Yoga 14
Chapter 2 Benefits of Yoga for Children and Families 20
Chapter 3 Sharing Yoga with Children: What to Know 31
Part II Building Blocks of Yoga for Children 55
Chapter 4 Mindfulness Meditations for Children 56
Chapter 5 Breath Work 80
Chapter 6 Poses and Partner Poses 104
Chapter 7 Family Yoga Games 211
Chapter 8 Songs and Chants 230
Chapter 9 Relaxation and Visualization 244
Part III Putting It All Together 271
Chapter 10 Sequences 272
In Closing 302