A beautiful bedtime routine for yogis of any age!
“Lush, colorful illustrations…lend dreamlike quality to the work. Ideal for pre-nap or pre-bedtime relaxation.”
—School Library Journal
“A delightful way to show happy children exploring the world through peaceful yoga techniques.” —Booklist
—School Library Connection
This lovely introduction to the elements of yoga practice—including stretching, posture, and breath work—will help children and their caring adults ready their bodies for a restful sleep. This is the first picture book by Laurie Johnson, yoga instructor and creator of the Kids Yoga Teacher Training program, and it offers gentle poems to guide young yogis through breathing and transitions. Illustrator, Diana Mayo, has wonderful artwork and palette to calm young yogis minds and get them ready for sleep.
- Each post is describe in a poem and accompanied by its Sanskrit name.
- Sidebars advise on how readers can get the most out of their yoga practice.
- Back matter includes afterward by Elena Brower, author of Art of Attention and Practice You, and glossary of terms.
With its soothing text and peaceful images, Yawning Yoga is sure to become a favorite of the nearly two million children already practicing yoga in the United States, and will create new fans of yoga along the way. Yay!
About the Author: Laurie Jordan, MSW, E-RYT 500, RCYT is a social worker turned yoga instructor and children’s book author sharing her unique expertise to provide insight and special solutions to her students. While Laurie works with folks of all ages, she has a soft spot for kids, knowing that good habits start young. After teaching yoga to thousands of kids and training hundreds of instructors in the specialty of kids’ yoga, Laurie decided to write YAWNING YOGA to help families conquer bedtime jitters and soothe the restless child. Laurie lives in Brooklyn and teaches all over the metro area. Learn more at jordanyoga.com.
List Price: $ 18.95