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Go Go Yoga for Kids : Yoga Lessons for Children: Teaching Yoga to Children Through Poses, Breathing Exercises, Games, and Stories

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If you are looking for ways to effectively teach yoga to children and increase their mindfulness, self-confidence, stress management, and self-control, Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children provides all the tools and resources you will need. Parents, teachers, children's yoga instructors, counselors, and health care professionals will find this guide introduces yoga to children at a whole new level.

Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children includes:
- Benefits of yoga for children
- Secrets to teaching yoga to children
- Breathing exercises that can help kids become calm and relaxed
- Over 150 fun and creative yoga games, activities, and challenges for all ages
- Kids yoga lesson planning guides and templates
- 35 ready-to-use unique yoga lesson plans that engage kids from the start
- The best yoga props and how to easily use them with children
- Ways to build mindfulness through meditation and mantras
- Yoga pose illustrations
- Suggestions of read-aloud books and ways to incorporate yoga and movement
- Quick and Easy No-Time-To-Plan Kids Yoga Lesson Plans
- Downloadable yoga bingo cards

This book details everything in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format that will help you successfully teach yoga to kids of all ages. Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children is the resource you will need to inspire children in life-long healthy ways.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • English
  • 40 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0998213128
  • 9780998213125
  • 24,446

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Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children by Sara J. Weis is a true gift to anyone looking to bring yoga and mindfulness into the lives of children. This book not only explains the benefits of yoga and mindfulness for kids but it provides simple and accessible ways to share these practices. The instructions are clear and the activities are engaging and thoughtful. Sara Shows how to implement lesson plans with ease and comfort and how to props and beautiful stories to keep kids interested and connected.

After reading Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children I couldn't wait until my next kid's class to use the lessons and exercises in this book! It will energize any parent or teacher and make them feel ready to bring yoga and mindfulness to children and see the incredible benefits of these practices! I know I will turn to this book time and time again!

---Susan Verde, Bestselling author of I am Yoga and I am Peace

As a children's yoga teacher, author, and founder of World Yoga Power and Kids' Yoga Day, I am always looking for fresh ideas and fun new ways to teach yoga to kids. Sara J. Weis' newest book, Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children, does just that! It is an excellent resource for not only children's yoga teachers, but also for parents, teachers, counselors, and healthcare professionals.

It expands on her first book, Go Go Yoga Kids, by incorporating new lesson plans, yoga games, breathing exercises and more, in an easy to follow format. Children are faced with over-stimulation as they strive to keep up with the fast-paced demands of our society. Go Go Yoga for Kids: Yoga Lessons for Children is a wonderful tool to help expose kids to the many health and wellness benefits of yoga in a fun and age appropriate manner.

---Teresa Anne Power, bestselling author of The ABCs of Yoga for Kids product line, children's yoga teacher, and founder of the nonprofit World Yoga Power and International Kids' Yoga Day.

Yoga is great for kids' health, concentration, and self-confidence. But as Sara J. Weis reminds us in her newly expanded and updated book Go Go Yoga for Kids, it's mostly about having fun. Whether it's dragon breathing, downward dog tunnels, musical mats, or even invent-a-pose, Weis realizes that kids won't stick with this important practice if adults don't help them love it.

Parents who've never instructed their child (or a posse of neighborhood kids), or even yoga teachers who are new to classes of children, will appreciate the large section on lesson planning, which includes such creative sample themed lessons as a trip to the farm and an African safari. As a writer and reader, I also adore the section linking classic children's books with developmental themes and the yoga poses and breathwork that reflect them. I will definitely be buying this book for all the parents and yoga teachers I know, and I highly recommend you do the same.

--Meryl Davids Landau, author, Enlightened Parenting and Downward Dog, Upward Fog
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