Fly Like a Butterfly, Yoga for Children
Finally! A yoga book for children that's accessible and fanciful!
Shakta Kaur Khalsa takes children on a fun-filled romp of yoga interlaced with stories, songs and quiet time. Beautiful photos of her young students holding simple yoga poses guide readers through the book.
Written with the beginner in mind, the book is designed so parents can read along with their children. Older children can read by themselves using the photos as guides.
A must for parents and teachers interested in movement, self-esteem, quieting the mind and body, and all-out fun!
"A delightful book! In an age when our children are assaulted with unhealthy stimulation from the time of their birth the practice of yoga offers an opportunity for them to gain a sense of peace, centeredness and self-confidence." John Robbins, author of "Diet for a New America" and executive director of Earthsave International
"...an extensive repertoire of...postures that are perfect for children....challenging, imaginative, and fun, and they will really get kids in shape...Khalsa uses the poses to tell a story--a unique and inspiring book that radiates simplicity and joy--two of the most telling fruits of yoga."--Yoga International. "Parents with young children will quickly discover this gem...helps parents get youngsters involved in healthy activities by introducing them to animals and adventures through exercises like the spider stretch, bear walk, or fish pose; controlled breathing; and even relaxation techniques." Library Journal, starred review
This book provides a nice way to introduce yoga to your children.
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