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Once Apon A Pose: A Guide to Yoga Adventure Stories for Children

1st January, 2008
Book, OT, PT, SLP, Yoga
[Image: onceaponapose.JPG]Once Upon a Pose will provide parents and teachers with all they need to know to practice yoga with kids. This one-of-a-kind guide shows you step-by-step:

  • how to teach yoga to kids ages 3-12,
  • pose descriptions with cheerful models,
  • breathing exercises with suggestions for asthmatics,
  • relaxation techniques with easy to implement five minute guided imagery sessions.

There is a multitude of fun yoga games and activities, and a section on yoga for special needs children. Each of the ten yoga adventure stories have French translations and take 20-40 minutes to complete, making it perfect for meeting the Daily Physical Activity requirement. Also included are 108 classroom applications for Preschool to Grade 6, along with numerous ideas to incorporate yoga into the program of studies taught in schools. In depth yet ultimately usable, Once Upon a Pose was designed for teachers, parents, and anyone interested in working with children. Doing yoga with your kids has never been easier!
About the Author:
Teacher and yoga instructor, Donna Freeman began practicing yoga in 1997. Kids’ yoga is a natural blend of her talents and interests, incorporating world adventures, bilingual education, and special needs. She presents at numerous conferences annually, and strives to make the lives of teachers and parents easier through yoga. Donna resides in St. Albert, Alberta.
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