The Yoga Adventure for Children: Playing, Dancing, Moving, Breathing, Relaxing
The Yoga Adventure for Children is an illustrated manual for teachers at primary schools and yoga teachers who wish to create children's classes. Featuring 80 drawings of poses, the book playfully acquaints children with yoga stretches and postures and the philosophy behind the practice. Blending yoga, play, dance, music, drama, and drawing, the book requires very little p...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published June 4th 2007 by Hunter House
(first published June 4th 2006)
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Dec 16, 2011 Kathryn rated it 4 of 5 stars
This is a clever little book. It's simply written so that even a child can read and implement the instructions, and the drawings of poses are helpful. I also like organization of information. There are sections for breathing, yoga, visualization, etc. At the end of the book is a handy index showing which exercises and games require props and which don't. The only device that isn't as helpful and I found confusing was the way the exercises are identified by age group. The icons representing the f...more
This was a second book I used to develop a yoga program for kids. I think this one is even better because it has more poses, meditation, and incorporates stories into the yoga. It has been valuable at helping me learn beginning poses and how to teach them in ways kids will understand. It's a great resource I've considered buying for my personal collection because I used it so much!