Yoga For You And Your Child by Mark Singleton

9781780288758Yoga For You And Your Child
ISBN: 9781780288758
Format: Paperback
Prices: USD $14.95
Publication Date: January 19th, 2016

This practical and fun book contains everything you need to know to start practicing yoga with your child. With the emphasis on safety and enjoyment, it shows how to make yoga sessions exciting, interactive and child-friendly by playing yoga games, going on ‘yoga adventures’ and imitating animal shapes, walks and noises. The instructions for postures and exercises are addressed to the children themselves, to make them as easy to follow as possible.As well as energetic physical poses, this book also adapts traditional yogic breathing techniques and meditations into fun exercises that calm and soothe the mind and help children sleep at night. It explores how regular yoga practice can help children learn more effectively and cope better with stress, as well as reduce symptoms of illness such as asthma and prevent posture problems in later life.

  • Over the last decade there has been a significant rise in the number of children practicing yoga; it is now widely taught in primary schools, for example.
  • Author Mark Singleton is a well-known authority on yoga and a highly-qualified yoga instructor with in-depth experience in teaching children
  • This book contains 40+ specially selected yoga postures for children of all ages.
  • Includes yoga for specific situations, such as helping your child calm down, recover from illness or cope with exams.
Author Bio: Mark Singleton is a qualified yoga instructor in the Iyengar and Satyananda traditions, with wide experience of teaching workshops and clubs for children. He trained in children’s yoga at The Alice Project in India, a programme patronized by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He has published extensively on modern yoga, including the first collection of scholarship on the topic, Yoga in the Modern World (2008), and the ground breaking study of the modern history of asana Yoga Body. His opinions on yoga have appeared (among other places) in The New York Times and Yoga Journal.