Guided Audio CDs


Calm Down Boogie
(Betsy Rose)

Calm Down Boogie


Still Quiet Place: Mindfulness for Young Children
Amy Saltzman M.D.

Still Quiet Place for Young Children CD Cover


FOCUS for Kids: Enhancing Concentration, Caring, and Calm with Daniel Goleman

Focus for Kids CD Cover


Yogi Dreams

Yogi Dreams

A children's yoga book, written and illustrated by children.
See a sample of the book and/or order a copy.


 

RESOURCES for CHILDREN

We've put together a list of resources as a starting point for those interested in exploring Mindfulness further.


Yoga for Kids


Yoga 4 Kids

Yoga 4 Kids teaches children of all ages and abilities from toddlers to teens in public and private schools, health clubs, daycare centers, yoga centers, dance studios and summer camps in the Toronto area.  For more information and schedules, please visit the Yoga 4 Kids website.


Young Yoga Masters

Young Yoga Masters cares about kids and teachers. Whether you’re making a plan for your first kids yoga class or you’ve been teaching children for years, we’ve got something for you. It’s for teachers, parents, professionals, and mentors who want to bring yoga to children.

http://www.youngyogamasters.com/


Yoda Yoga for Kids

http://www.yodayoga.ca/

The Yoda Yoga Program offers modular programs based on a 20 minute class period. Depending on the schedule of the school, eight to nine classes can be accommodated in a morning session and another six to seven in an afternoon session.

 


YogaBuds

http://yogabuds.com/

The YogaBuds™ studio keeps class sizes small to maximize personalized attention, offers a wide array of class levels and specializations, and provides a truly peaceful and friendly atmosphere in which to practice yoga. YogaBuds™ was the Canadian pioneer of Kids and Family Yoga and offers many classes and workshops for adults, kids and families. Unique to the YogaBuds studio are Restorative classes, Private Yoga sessions, Yoga Therapy, and Psychotherapy.


Yoga Ed

Yoga Ed develops and produces health/wellness programs, trainings and products for teachers, parents, children and health professionals that improve academic achievement, physical fitness, emotional intelligence and stress management.

Contact Julie Sorichetti at julie_sorichetti@sympatico.ca


MINDFULNESS REFERENCE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN:

10 MINDFUL MINUTES – Goldie Hawn
BABY BUDDHAS: A Guide for Teaching Meditation to Children – Lisa Desmond
BUILDING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength In Children – [With [CD] Linda Lantieri & Daniel P. Goleman
MEDITATION REFERENCE BOOKS:
PLANTING SEEDS: Practicing Mindfulness with Children: Thich Nhat Hanh
TEACHING MEDITATION TO CHILDREN – David Fontana & Ingrid Slack
THE MINDFUL CHILD – Susan Kaiser Greenland
THE MINDUP CURRICULUM: Grades 3-5: Brain-Focused Strategies for Learning-and Living-- The Hawn Foundation
THE MINDUP CURRICULUM: Grades 6-8: Brain-Focused Strategies for Learning-and Living – The Hawn Foundation
THE MINDUP CURRICULUM: Grades K-2: Brain-Focused Strategies for Learning-and Living-- The Hawn Foundation
THE WHOLE-BRAIN CHILD – Daniel Siegel

STORY BOOKS:

A BOY AND A BEAR: The Children’s Relaxation Book – Lori Lite
ANGRY OCTOPUS: An Anger Management Story introducing active progressive muscular relaxation and deep breathing –Lori Lite
ANH’S ANGER – Gail Silver
BUBBLE RIDING: A Relaxation Story, Designed to Help Children Increase Creativity While Lowering Stress and Anxiety Levels – Lori Lite
EACH BREATH A SMILE – Based on the teachings by Thich Nhat Hanh / story by Sister Susan
HAVE YOU FILLED YOUR BUCKET TODAY? – Carol McCloud
HOW FULL IS YOUR BUCKET? – Tom Rath & Mary Reckmeyer
I THINK, I AM – Louise L. Hay
I’M GONNA LIKE ME – Jamie Lee Curtis & Laura Cornell
IT TAKES A CHILD – Craig Kielburger
MARTHA THE (CONFIDENT) MOUSE – Karen Lang
MARTHA THE (IMAGINATIVE) MOUSE – Karen Lang
MEOW SAID THE MOUSE – Beatrice Barbey
MOODY COW LEARNS COMPASSION – Kerry Lee MacLean
MOODY COW MEDITATES – Kerry Lee MacLean
PEACEFUL PIGGY MEDITATION – Kerry Lee MacLean
PEACEFUL PIGGY YOGA – Kerry Lee MacLean
SEA OTTER COVE: A Relaxation Story introducing deep breathing to decrease stress and anger while promoting peaceful sleep – Lori Lite
SECRET OF THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR – Dan Millman
STONE SOUP – Jon J Muth
TAKE THE TIME: MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS – Maud Roegiers
THE HERMIT AND THE WELL – Thich Nhat Hanh
THE SECRET OF WATER: FOR THE CHILDREN OF THE WORLD – Masaru Emoto
THE SUN IN MY BELLY – Sister Susan
THE THREE QUESTIONS – Jon Muth
YOU ARE NOT YOUR THOUGHTS – Brian Despard
YOUR FANTASTIC ELASTIC BRAIN: Stretch It, Shape it – By JoAnn Deak, Ph. D. , illustrated by Sarah Ackerley
ZEN SHORTS – Jon Muth
ZEN TIES – Jon Muth

YOGA BOOKS FOR CHILDREN:

CHILDREN’S BOOK OF YOGA: GAMES & EXERCISES MIMIC PLANTS & ANIMALS & OBJECTS – Thia Luby
CREATE A YOGA PRACTICE FOR KIDS – Yael Calhoun & Matthew R. Calhoun
OGA FOR CHILDREN –Mary Stewart & Kathy Phillips
ONCE UPON A POSE A GUIDE TO YOGA ADVENTURE STORIES FOR CHILDREN – Donna Freeman
STORY TIME YOGA: TEACHING YOGA TO CHILDREN THROUGH STORY – Sydney Solis
STORY TIME YOGA:THE TREASURE IN YOUR HEART: YOGA & STORIES FOR PEACEFUL CHILDREN – Sydney Solis
TEACHING YOGA FOR LIFE: Preparing Children and Teens for Healthy, Balanced Living – Nanette E. Tummers
WALK LIKE A BEAR STAND LIKE A TREE RUN LIKE THE WIND COOL YOGA, STRETCHING AND AEROBIC ACTIVITIES FOR COOL KIDS – Carol Bassett
WHAT I SEE, I CAN BE GUILDED YOGA FLOW FOR CHLDREN – Janet Williams
YOGA ACTIVITY BOOK – Spiraling Hearts
YOGA CALM FOR CHILDREN: EDUCATING HEART, MIND, AND BODY – Lynea Gillen & Jim Gillen
YOGA FOR KIDS – Liz Lark
YOGA GAMES FOR CHILDREN – Danielle Bersma & Marjoke Visscher
YOGA IN YOUR SCHOOL: EXERCISES FOR CLASSROOM, GYM AND PLAYGROUND – Teressa Asenca
YOGAKIDS: EDUCATING THE WHOLE CHILD THROUGH YOGA – Marsha Wenig