Yawning Yoga (Hardcover)

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By Laurie Jordan, Diana Mayo (Illustrator)
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A beautiful bedtime routine for yogis of any age!

Starting with a gentle Om, Yawning Yoga's simple instructions, gorgeous illustrations, and soothing poetry guide readers through a relaxing routine to end the day. Thoughtful poems depict a series of step-by-step yoga poses. Each of the poses is accompanied by its Sanskrit name, adding to the layers of learning.

Written by a specialist in yoga for children, this lovely introduction to the elements of yoga practice—including stretching, posture, and breath work—will help children and their caring adults ready their bodies for a restful sleep.

About the Author

A social worker turned yoga instructor, Laurie Jordan prides herself on using her unique expertise to provide insight and special solutions to her students. She is a pioneer of kids’ yoga in Westchester and Fairfield Counties who created the area’s firstever Kids Yoga Teacher Training, which she continues to offer in several studios. She was a contributing writer for Elephant Journal and has been featured in the Chicago Tribute, Well and Good NYC, MindBodyGreen, Yoga Journal, Working Mother, and Greenwich and Westport magazines. She lives in Westchester, NY. Learn more at jordanyoga.com.

Diana Mayo is a successful, freelance illustrator working in Chelmsford, just outside London. She gained a Ba(Hons) at Kingston University, and has since illustrated many children’s books as well as adult fiction, editorials, gallery shows and design projects. Diana paints with acrylics, and more recently collage is finding itself part of her art. She especially loves working with color and pattern, and is inspired by fairy tales, her children and the flora and fauna found in her garden and beyond. She lives in Chelmsford, UK. Learn more at dianamayo.com.

Praise For…

"Mayo’s lush, colorful illustrations are striking and lend a dreamlike quality to the work. With the recent push toward mindfulness in schools, this is a helpful tool to extend those soothing practices at home. Ideal for pre-nap or pre-bedtime relaxation." — School Library Journal

"The text is poetic and playful… the detailed illustrations combine acrylic paint, pencil, and found collaged textures, and are a delightful way to show happy children exploring the world through peaceful yoga techniques." — Booklist

"Whimsical illustrations combine with free verse text and easy-to-follow directions to create a beautiful and useful children’s yoga guide." — School Library Connection
Product Details
ISBN: 9781939775108
ISBN-10: 1939775108
Publisher: Little Pickle Press
Publication Date: February 24th, 2017
Pages: 40
Language: English