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Teach your child yoga : fun & easy yoga poses for happier, healthier kids / Lisa Roberts.

By: Roberts, Lisa (Yoga instructor) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., [2019]Description: 247 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781454933465; 1454933461.Subject(s): Hatha yoga for children | Hatha yoga for children | MEDICAL / PediatricsDDC classification: 613.7/046083 Summary: Help children calm down, relieve stress, and achieve greater mindfulness with this fun, illustrated, step-by-step guide to teaching kids yoga. It's a stressful world--even for children. Yoga can help, and this fun, hands-on guide shows parents and other caregivers how to give kids the tools to relieve anxiety, gain focus, cultivate mindfulness, and feel healthier. Filled with step-by-step illustrations and instructions, Teach Your Child Yoga features practices that focus on improving posture, allergies, sleep, digestion, and more, as well as games that foster teamwork and communication. There's even a special sequence to counter the effects of sitting in front of a computer or tablet. Tips explain how to adapt the exercises for different ages, from toddlers to teens, so every child can experience and enjoy the many benefits that yoga has to offer.
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Help children calm down, relieve stress, and achieve greater mindfulness with this fun, illustrated, step-by-step guide to teaching kids yoga.

It's a stressful world--even for children. Yoga can help, and this fun, hands-on guide shows parents and other caregivers how to give kids the tools to relieve anxiety, gain focus, cultivate mindfulness, and feel healthier. Filled with step-by-step illustrations and instructions, Teach Your Child Yoga features practices that focus on improving posture, allergies, sleep, digestion, and more, as well as games that foster teamwork and communication. There's even a special sequence to counter the effects of sitting in front of a computer or tablet. Tips explain how to adapt the exercises for different ages, from toddlers to teens, so every child can experience and enjoy the many benefits that yoga has to offer.

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Help children calm down, relieve stress, and achieve greater mindfulness with this fun, illustrated, step-by-step guide to teaching kids yoga. It's a stressful world--even for children. Yoga can help, and this fun, hands-on guide shows parents and other caregivers how to give kids the tools to relieve anxiety, gain focus, cultivate mindfulness, and feel healthier. Filled with step-by-step illustrations and instructions, Teach Your Child Yoga features practices that focus on improving posture, allergies, sleep, digestion, and more, as well as games that foster teamwork and communication. There's even a special sequence to counter the effects of sitting in front of a computer or tablet. Tips explain how to adapt the exercises for different ages, from toddlers to teens, so every child can experience and enjoy the many benefits that yoga has to offer.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 1)
  • Chapter 1 Benefits of Yoga for Children (p. 2)
  • Benefits of Yoga (p. 2)
  • Developing Children and Yoga (p. 3)
  • Kid Appeal (p. 6)
  • Chapter 2 Teaching Yoga to Children (p. 7)
  • Kids' Yoga by Age (p. 7)
  • Teaching Tips (p. 16)
  • Chapter 3 Basic Posture Guide (p. 21)
  • Seated Postures (p. 25)
  • Standing Postures (p. 41)
  • Prone Postures (p. 80)
  • Supine Postures (p. 114)
  • Chapter 4 Essential Elements (p. 134)
  • Breathing and Centering (p. 134)
  • Relaxation (p. 138)
  • Warming Up (p. 142)
  • Chapter 5 Kids' Yoga Support (p. 162)
  • Hocus Pocus, I Can Focus: Yoga for Concentration, Focus, and Self-Regulation (p. 163)
  • Stress Busters: Yoga for Stress and Anxiety Relief (p. 167)
  • Energy Equalizers: Yoga to Regulate Energy Levels (p. 170)
  • The Chill Zone: Yoga for Relaxation and a Better Night's Sleep (p. 173)
  • Healthy Kids: Yoga Tips for Health and Wellness (p. 177)
  • Chapter 6 Fun Themed Lesson Plans (p. 196)
  • Shape Yoga: Toddlers (18-36 months) (p. 196)
  • Bee Yoga: Preschoolers (3-4 years) (p. 199)
  • Beach Adventure Yoga: School-Age Kids (5-8 years) (p. 202)
  • Partner Yoga: Tweens (9-12 years) (p. 206)
  • Restorative Yoga: Teens and Young Adults (13-18 years) (p. 211)
  • Chapter 7 Connect: Yoga Games (p. 214)
  • Games for One or More Players (p. 216)
  • Games for Three or More Players (p. 228)
  • Games for Larger Groups (p. 238)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 240)
  • Index (p. 241)
  • About the Author (p. 248)