Published: Tuesday 25 July 2017

We recently introduced our Certificate in Teaching Toddler Yoga which sits alongside our Certificate in Teaching Baby Yoga. Our sensory and yoga-inspired programme is a great way of introducing young children (18 months to 3 years) to stretches, movements, stories, songs and sensory play and its many benefits. Our course weaves basic yoga-inspired poses and movements into songs, traditional and modern stories and sensory play making it fun and engaging for both toddlers and parents.

Anyone wishing to learn to teach toddler yoga would do well to undertake a little background reading before starting their course or, if you’re already teaching classes, why not brush up on things covered on the course or explore different topics further.

Here’s our top ten resources for teaching toddler yoga - find out more about each by clicking on the title:

1 Sitting Still, Like a Frog, Mindfulness Exercises for Kids [and Their Parents] by Eline Snell (2014)

2 Sensory Yoga for Kids: Therapeutic Movement for Children of all Abilities by Britt Collins (2015)

3 Yoga Games for Children by Danielle Bersma and Marjoke Visscher (2003)

4 Sophia's Jungle Adventure: A Fun, Interactive and Educational Kids Yoga Story by Giselle Shardlow and Emily Gedzyk (2013)

5 Yoga Fun for Toddlers, Children and You by Juliet Pegrum (2010)

6 Calm Kids: Help Children Relax with Mindful Activities by Lorraine E. Murray (2012)

7 Yoga for Mother and Baby by Julie Llewellyn –Thomas (Michell Beazley, 2006)

8 Yoga Pretzels: 50 Fun Yoga Activities for Kids and Grownups (Yoga Cards) by Tara Guber and Leah Kalish (2005)

9 Enchanted Wonders A-Z Cards by Ayala Homossany and Dikla Calo-Henkin (2015)

10 Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Toddlers and Preschoolers: 8-minute Routines to Help Your Child by Helen Garabedian (2008)

Happy reading!


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