Good Morning Yoga
Yoga helps children learn how to focus, relax, and both self-monitor and self-soothe. Good Morning Yoga instills these four skills and more. This enabling children to jump start the day with excitement. Also meet the adventures that come with mindfulness and perspective. Kid Power Yoga founder Mariam Gates weaves gentle exercises with a heartwarming narrative. Also wonderful illustrations to empower children to manage the energies that visit throughout the day. Includes an intention-setting visualization.
Calm and awake, I can do this!
is all I need to say.
A deep breath in, a long breath out
I am ready for the day!
This wake up story is so much more than a story. Its a practice for kids and parents to greet the morning with joy. As well as to embark on their daily adventures with intention and confidence. Turn the page and reach up to the sky. Then press your feet into the earth, and get ready for a great day!
Good Night Yoga
Kids love yoga and its great for them, so much so that the Presidents Council has added the practice to the fitness activities in the annual Presidents Challenge. For parents and caregivers looking for a fun and effective new routine for bedtime, innovative educator Mariam Gates presents Good Night Yoga, a playful yet wholly practical book for preparing for sleep.
This beautifully illustrated, full-color book tells the story of the natural world as it closes down for the night, while teaching children a simple flow of yoga postures inspired by their favorite characters from nature. Moving from Sun Breath to Cloud Gathering to Ladybug & Butterfly and more, readers learn techniques for self-soothing, relaxing the body and mind, focusing attention, and other skills that will support restful sleep and improve overall confidence and well-being.