Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children

Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children

by Lisa Flynn

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Overview

Help your kids de-stress and get healthy!

Yoga for Children will encourage your child to learn about yoga with an attentive, at-home instructor—you! 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 connection—one yoga session at a time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440554636
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 05/18/2013
Series: Yoga for Children Series
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 146,835
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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

Bibliography 305

Index 308

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