Published: Wednesday 12 February 2020

Whether you’re an experienced baby yoga teacher, or your coming to it for the first time, it’s always useful to read around the topic and familiarise yourself with the background, the benefits and moves in infant yoga. Our founder Julie has been teaching baby yoga and massage for 13 years, and has built up quite a library in that time. If you're preparing to start to learn to teach baby yoga, or you're currently mulling it over, these books are a great place to start.

Here are her top 5 essential reads for baby yoga teachers.

Itsy Bitsy Yoga by Helen Garabedian

This book is a great starting point for any new or experienced baby yoga instructors. It sets out mini routines and moves separated into age groups and makes comments as if from the baby’s perspective. Buy a copy on Amazon.

Yoga for Mother and Baby by Julie Llewellyn–Thomas

An easy-to-read book aimed mainly at parents but with lots of ideas for newly qualified instructors also. Buy a copy on Amazon.

Yoga for Mother and Baby by Françoise Barbira Freedman

This follows some of the Birthlight company’s techniques and offers lots of ideas for both parents and instructors. Buy a copy on Amazon.

Yoga Pretzels: 50 Fun Yoga Activities for Kids and Grownups

This set of 50 cards offers postures, breathing techniques, relaxations and more, and will provide a healthy dose of fun ideas for your classes. Buy on Amazon.

I Love You Rituals by Becky A Bailey

Not essentially baby yoga but more than 70 fun, easy, brain-building activities are included in this guidebook for parents which aims to dramatically improve children's behaviour, build emotional intelligence, and transform adult-child relationships. Buy a copy on Amazon.

Now you're up to speed with your reading, have you thought about learning to teach baby yoga? Check out our range of course options to find the one that suits you best.


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