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.
About the Author
Lisa Roberts is a registered yoga teacher and registered children's yoga teacher, and holds a certificate in children's yoga therapy. She has worked in the pediatric wellness field since 2006 and currently runs the in-patient yoga program at the St. Louis Children's Hospital. Lisa offers professional training, teaching Kids Adaptive and Accessible Yoga for pediatric professionals, parents, and yoga teachers. She is the author of Teach Your Child Meditation, and has developed a line of teaching tools for pediatric yoga teachers, parents, and kids.
'Lisa Roberts has created what could prove to be one of the most important books on your family bookshelf...these practices may give young people a set of tools that will benefit them their entire lives.'
Sharon Salzberg, author of Real Happiness and Real Love