By Adrienne Rawlinson
Creative Yoga for Children deals an easy, ready-to-teach Montessori-based yoga software for kids age twelve and lower than. Following age-appropriate lecture room subject matters, the book's 40 designated, one-hour classes are designed to complement any studying atmosphere and are obtainable to folks and academics alike--no designated education is needed. In a contemporary research by way of California country collage, l. a., yoga was once stumbled on to enhance scholars' habit, actual future health, educational functionality, and attitudes towards themselves. study additionally exhibits that the advantages of yoga are fairly powerful between childrens with particular wishes. This e-book demonstrates how yoga can develop into a enjoyable day-by-day perform inside of or outdoor the varsity lecture room.
Enhanced with over a hundred black and white photographs, the book's subject matters, or classes, are divided by way of age diversity (ages 4 to 6, seven to 9, and ten to 12) and discover issues in keeping with the kid's developmental point. For 4- to six-year-olds there are twenty hour-long classes on topics starting from colours and the vacation seasons to sounds and phrases. Ten hour-long classes for seven- to nine-year-olds introduce such issues because the physique, international locations of the area, botany, zoology, and the universe. For ten- to twelve-year-olds, ten hour-long classes conceal the surroundings, geometry, the Earth, fractions, the meals chain, and extra.
Following the constitution of a school room lesson plan, every one lesson contains parts of yoga together with poses, breath paintings, meditation, and mindfulness. A dialogue of the subject matter and goal of the lesson is through a warm-up of yoga poses. the kids then have interaction in a cooperative "connecting" task designed to deliver them jointly, and a enjoyable and vigorous theme-oriented job that comprises move and know-how. the category winds down with breath paintings, a craft, and infrequently a narrative. eventually, there's rest time and a guided meditation. With this preset constitution, the kids consider secure whereas being challenged and encouraged.
Derived from the academic philosophy of Dr. Maria Montessori and the author's personal adventure within the lecture room and yoga studio, Creative Yoga for Children permits little ones to maneuver at their very own speed and to be unfastened to benefit and develop inside a non-competitive, nurturing environment. a necessary source for the 4,000 qualified Montessori faculties within the united states, this ebook will entice yoga academics, lecture room lecturers, mom and dad, and an individual who works with youngsters.