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.
About the Author
Sydney Solis, RYT, has been bringing the joy and healing of yoga and stories to children and adults internationally since 2000. She is the author of Storytime Yoga: Teaching Yoga to Children Through Story, which was nominated for the Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award. An associate of the Joseph Campbell Foundation, she has produced three World Peace Interfaith Storytelling gatherings and has presented at numerous conferences, including the Healing Through Story Conference and League for the Advancement of New England Storytelling. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.