Yoga for Little Kids: Simple Poses to Encourage Calm & Well-Being (Paperback)

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Help toddlers practice calm and balance with easy yoga poses

Even little kids can enjoy the benefits that yoga offers. This adorably illustrated book features 20 simple poses and sequences with clever descriptions that are easy for kids to follow, whether they're doing yoga by themselves or with help from an adult. Each pose is designed to help kids learn how to channel their toddler energy into something healthy and relaxing.

Explore a book of yoga for kids that is:
  • Easy to follow—Simple instructions and pictures make it easy to guide toddlers through the poses and sequences in the book.
  • Connected to wellness—Each new pose is tied to a different aspect of physical and mental health like sleeping soundly, staying flexible, or practicing calm.
  • Built on body awareness—Show toddlers the physical and emotional benefits of yoga as they gain awareness of their own bodies.

Encourage self-soothing and help little ones develop lifelong skills with this fun and educational yoga book for kids.

About the Author

NICOLE KOLESHIS, OTR/L, is a pediatric occupational therapist and children’s yoga teacher. She is the founder of Seattle Kids Yoga, providing classes for more than 500 children a week, training and business coaching for kids’ yoga instructors, and curriculum to support educators. Nicole is committed to honoring the roots of yoga and making it accessible, relatable, and enjoyable for all children. Find her online at

Praise For…

"What a delightful book! Yoga for Little Kids is filled with playful poses and accessible concepts that help kids foster their mind-body connection. I appreciate how each posture correlates to a different yogic concept or theme. This book is a wonderful way to introduce even the littlest yogis to the lifelong practice of yoga." —Lauren Chaitoff, founder and CEO of Yogi Beans

"I'm fortunate to have had Nicole Koleshis work with my toddler classroom for several years. Her love of sharing the principles of yoga and mindfulness is infectious; she makes the experience engaging, meaningful, and (most importantly) fun! With ebullient prose and vibrant illustrations, this book is a manifestation of the joy Nicole brings to teaching yoga to young children. Like all joy, it should be shared widely." —Malaika Lafferty, toddler teacher at Northwest Center Kids, Chinook

"This simple, essential book will have your little ones breathing and having fun in no time! Nicole Koleshis translates her exceptional skills teaching kids yoga into an easy to read and fun book, with simple, beautiful illustrations. Every parent should keep this book handy— and do the poses along with their kids!" —Nicole Tsong, author of 24 Ways to Move More

Product Details
ISBN: 9781638073239
ISBN-10: 1638073236
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: October 5th, 2021
Pages: 48
Language: English