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Yoga and Mindfulness for Young Children

Poses for Play, Learning and Peace

Ilene S. Rosen (author) Maureen Hill (author)

ISBN: 9781605546674

Publication Date: Feb 2020

Format: Paperback

Yoga isn't just the physical poses; intentional breathing (and therefore mindfulness) are an integral part of it. Yoga and Mindfulness for Young Children explains the physical and social-emotional benefits of incorporating yoga into early childhood classrooms.
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Yoga isn't just the physical poses; intentional breathing (and therefore mindfulness) are an integral part of it. Yoga and Mindfulness for Young Children explains the physical and social-emotional benefits of incorporating yoga into early childhood classrooms. Readers do not have to have any experience with yoga to be able to use this book, and the ideas and suggestions are easily modified to suit an individual teacher's needs.

Ilene and Maureen share how to do nine specific breathing techniques and sixty-three different poses with children. The poses are grouped by ten different categories:
  • back-bending poses
  • forward-bending poses
  • harmony poses (about balance)
  • just for fun (offer emotional release)
  • lying down poses
  • partner poses (in pairs)
  • sitting down poses
  • standing upright poses
  • twisting poses
  • upside-down poses
Information on how do yoga with children with diverse abilities is included.

Reviews

"This book takes you off the mat and into the classroom as a teacher's 101 resource for exploring yoga and mindfulness. Whether you're a practiced yogi or a newbie, you'll learn useful child-friendly poses, fun breath work and guided imagery for stress relief and focus." –Mary Lynn Hafner, author of The Joy of Movement: Lesson Plans and Large-Motor Activities for Preschoolers

"Nicely illustrated and expertly organized and presented, Yoga and Mindfulness for Young Children: Poses for Play, Learning, and Peace is a thoroughly ‘user-friendly' and unique instructional guide." –The Midwest Book Review, Helen Dumont's Bookshelf

Pages 168
Date Published 28 Feb 2020
Publisher Redleaf Press
Subject/s Teaching skills & techniques   Pre-school & kindergarten  
Ilene S. Rosen, MEd, is a freelance writer, editor, educator, and a registered children's yoga teacher. She has written for Parents magazine, and Scholastic's Parent & Child. She has edited two books for Redleaf Press, Celebrate! An Anti-Bias Guide to Enjoying Holidays in Early Childhood Programs and In Their Own Voice. She has been a preschool teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a yoga therapist. Ilene has her BA in psychology from Amherst College and her MEd in early childhood education from Tufts University.

Maureen Heil is an experienced registered yoga and children's yoga teacher, as well as a trainer of children's yoga teachers with Yoga Child in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She leads teacher-training workshops and is the author of a training manual for GoGive Yoga. She has also worked as the lead preschool teacher and director of The Greenwood Cooperative School in New Jersey for seventeen years.

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