Nominated for the 2007 Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award! This classic teaching yoga to children's guide by renowned storyteller and yoga teacher Sydney Solis gathers the innovative exercises, songs and most of all stories that make up Storytime Yoga. Storytime Yoga seeks to enlighten young minds with the magic of yoga while recounting some of the world's most delightful, instructive stories in a way that encourages literacy and vibrant physical health. Designed for parents, teachers and anyone interested in working with kids from Pre-K through 6th grade, it is packed with inspired and yet practical information. Here you'll find classical Hatha yoga poses used as gestural illustrations of a serious of specially rewritten "teaching stores," about the importance of love, generosity, peace and friendship. There are captivating tales ranging from the Rabbit in the Moon (India) to the Magic Pear Tree (China) and the Shipwrecked Sailor (Egypt) along with many more. The product of hundreds of hours of in-class work by Solis, Storytime Yoga is a worthy addition to the library of anyone interested in bringing the radiant health of yoga and storytelling to the youth of the world.
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Yoga and storytelling are hot trends! Yoga and storytelling are booming in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia! Storytime Yoga by Sydney Solis is the original and pioneering kids and family yoga technique that has inspired and influenced thousands across the globe! The Storytime Yoga Series has sold 60,000 copies world-wide!Re Especially looking for publishers in Denmark, Sweden, France, Colombia, Argentina and Uruguay as we have trained Storytime Yoga Teachers asking for the books and materials published in local languages so that they can teach Storytime Yoga classes, workshops and trainings and sell books!
"I feel you bring some magic to yoga for kids. Thanks for sharing it." - Kaitlin Quistgaard, Editor-in-Chief Yoga Journal Magazine US
"Materials are well-structured, practical, and charming." —Light of Consciousness Review
"Convinced that children learn best through stories, play, and yoga, Solis creates a fun environment to convey life lessons." —Yoga Journal
"Integrates yoga and storytelling to teach healthy living in mind and body and skills in literacy . . . incorporates wisdom tales from around the world, which are acted out through yoga poses." —Boulder Daily Camera "
An innovative children's yoga program that integrates yoga and literacy." —Colorado Parent "[Sydney] Solis' work has grown to include classes, performances, trainings, and workshops internationally, as well as a show on PBS." —Colorado Library
Since 2000, Sydney Solis has been spreading the joy and wisdom of kids yoga and story with classes, performances, trainings and workshops internationally. From her children's show on PBS to The National Association for the Education of Young Children to Kids Yoga Camps at Kripalu, Sydney enchants audiences of all ages with Storytime Yoga®. Her pioneering live and online trainings have trained thousands in 25 different countries.