Resources for Parents and Teachers

Kids Yoga Videos

Alo Gives

Kids Yoga Poses

Chair Yoga Poses

Alphabet Animal Yoga Poses

Garden Yoga

These are the animal cards that we use in yoga class with the kids!

Music

Kira Willey

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*dance for the sun (song)

*mindful moments (album)

Books for Adults

Sensory Yoga for Kids: Therapeutic Movement for Children of all Abilities – Provides postures and sequences for specific children’s needs. Also provides information for sensory processing disorders which affect many children.

Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children – Provides research information behind children’s physical abilities and makes a strong case for the need of more physical movement for children.

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma – Details academic research into trauma and the brain. The way the brain processes trauma affects the whole body. This book is a phenomenal resource for working with children(or anyone) who’ve experienced trauma.

Coyote’s Guide to Connecting with Nature – A great resource on how to mentor children and specifically details the art of questioning, teaching kids how to be curious and asking open ended questions.

Itsy Bitsy Yoga – Yoga practices for you and your baby. This book goes through each developmental stage and which practices and movements to use with your baby. And here is the book for toddlers and preschoolers.

Asanas for Autism and Special Needs – A great resource for movements and yoga practices for kids with ASD.

Books for Kids

Yoga FriendsPartner poses for friends and families to practice together!

Seeds and Trees – A book on the power of words and how we choose what we give importance to.

Visiting Feelings – A great book on how to identify emotions, how and when they come up, and how to navigate them.

A World of Pausabilities: An Exercise in Mindfulness – how to pause and take mindful breaks. Bonus: After reading the book as your child, “what else could we do to take a pause?”

Everybody Needs a Rock – A book on mindfulness in nature. Take this book with you on your next family hike and read it together as you search for a perfect rock.

I Am Yoga – This is the perfect book for all ages, for all experiences of yoga. It’s a quick and simple read to remind us all why we practice yoga and mindfulness.

I Am Human – A book on empathy written by Susan Verde, who wrote “I Am Yoga”

I Am Peace – This book is in the same vein as “I Am Yoga” and “I Am Human”. This book is about using mindfulness to navigate tough moments and big emotions to find peace inside each of us.

Have you filled a bucket today? – This book highlights the importance of community building through gratitude.