Welcome back to our chair yoga poses series! This month’s theme is island yoga!
Integrating movement into the students’ learning experiences is so important, and I’m hoping this year-long series will help to bring yoga into your life in a fun, creative, and easy way. Each month, this series will feature a different theme that includes five chair yoga poses and a recommended yoga book for kids. This month’s theme is “tropical island.” These five island-themed yoga poses could be done:
- during a transition time in the classroom
- during a subject change in your homeschool classroom
- at home when you’re stuck indoors
- when you would like to practice yoga in a small space
Begin your pretend island trip with Hello, Bali, a yoga book based on a trip to the island of Bali. Imagine all the things you’ll see and do while visiting a tropical island. Engage the children’s five senses as they bring the island to life through their minds and bodies.
Clear the space, grab a chair, practice barefoot, and unleash your imagination!
5 Tropical Island Yoga Poses Using a Chair
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Check out our Tropical Island Yoga Cards for Kids
Pretend to be tropical showers, a surfer, and a sailboat! Download these 47 Tropical Island digital yoga cards to learn through movement in your home, classroom, or studio. Includes an Index Card, Yoga Tips, Pose Instructions, 18 Yoga Pose Cards, and 18 matching Tropical Island animal cards.
The multicultural yoga kids are from seven countries. Ages 3+
Island Yoga Book for Kids: Hello, Bali: A Kids Yoga Island Adventure Book
Energize your body and mind with this yoga island adventure book for young children!
Say good day to the magical island of Bali! Join Anamika, one of the Yoga Kids, as she travels with her family to Bali, Indonesia. Surf like a surfer, dance like a Balinese dancer, and sit like a monkey.
The book includes a list of Kids Yoga Poses, Map of Bali, Basic Indonesian Phrases, and a Parent-Teacher Guide with tips on creating a successful yoga experience. This yoga book for toddlers and preschoolers (ages 2 to 5) is more than a storybook, but it’s also a unique experience for children.
“This is a beautifully written book. The sequence of poses is wonderful—from warm-up to cool down. A must-have if you are instructing children!” – Nicole
Download 40 Kid-Friendly Chair Yoga Pose PNG Images
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Collection of Chair Yoga Ideas for Kids
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