Yoga Exercises for Teens

Yoga Exercises for Teens

Author: Helen Purperhart

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 9780897935036

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 130

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Describes over one hundred exercises and yoga positions to help strengthen muscles and release tension for teenagers, providing guidelines for exercises to be performed alone, with others, or with music.

Yoga Exercises for Teens

Yoga Exercises for Teens

Author: Helen Purperhart

Publisher:

ISBN: 0897935357

Category: Electronic books

Page: 110

View: 877

Yoga provides not only an excellent, low-impact workout, it also helps young people in key areas such as body awareness, flexibility, concentration, stress reduction, and self-expression. The exercises and games in this easy-to-follow guide are specifically designed to fit the needs of teenagers and to show teens how to work out and train their bodies in a relaxed way. It requires no advance knowledge or preparation and can be used by anyone working with teens between the ages of 10 and 20. The exercises are divided into static postures, dynamic postures, and exercises in pairs. There are also visualization and meditation exercises based on the four elements of nature as well as an introduction to the basics of yoga philosophy. The book can be used with large and small groups or as part of a parent-teen activity. Practicing yoga together is a perfect opportunity for parents and teens to exercise, talk, and spend time together in a healthy, positive manner.

Yoga for Kids to Teens

Yoga for Kids to Teens

Author: Yael Calhoun

Publisher: Sunstone Press

ISBN: 9780865346864

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 172

View: 898

Are you looking for a way to have fun with young people while giving them a life-long tool for self-expression, physical and mental health, relaxation techniques, and improved focus? "Yoga for Kids to Teens" is another fun and easy-to-use handbook for you, as a parent, teacher, or young person, to enjoy. The authors of "Create a Yoga Practice for Kids" (Sunstone Press, 2006) introduce Nicole Hamory's SOLA Stikk Yoga, a lively approach to yoga for all ages. Find creative games, interactive themes, mind-melting relaxation, five-minute classroom yoga breaks and more. Yael Calhoun, M.A., M.S., is the Executive Director of GreenTREE Yoga. She is an author and educator, living at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Utah with her family. She is a co-author of "Create a Yoga Practice for Kids." Matthew R. Calhoun, C.E.Ht, is a certified children's yoga teacher and holds three certifications in hypnotherapy. He is a co-author of "Create a Yoga Practice for Kids" and lives in New York. Nicole Hamory is the Program Director for GreenTREE Yoga and is the creator of the SOLA Yoga Stikk program. She teaches yoga to diverse groups of people and lives in Salt Lake City.

Yoga Games for Children

Yoga Games for Children

Author: Danielle Bersma

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 9780897933896

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 162

View: 688

Designed for children ages three and up, offers sixty-eight exercises and games based on traditional yoga exercises to help improve flexibility and motor skills and develop confidence and awareness.

Yoga for Beginners

Yoga for Beginners

Author: Brian Burns

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781448848294

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 961

Presents an introduction to hatha yoga, discussing such topics as its basic principles, consciousness, breathing, postures and exercises, and meditation.

Yoga and Meditation at the Library

Yoga and Meditation at the Library

Author: Jenn Carson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538116883

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 184

View: 913

This book is the essential guide for every librarian wishing to bring the health and wellness benefits of yoga and meditation to all ages and abilities. Includes everything from mom and baby yoga, chair, yoga and online meditation meet-ups, to a mindfulness book club and a Wabi Sabi wall.

Exercise for Fitness & Weight Loss

Exercise for Fitness & Weight Loss

Author: Autumn Libal

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781422288436

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 104

View: 529

Today, obesity—the state of being very overweight—is a problem that gets worse each year, particularly as many people spend less time exercising and more time on the couch or sitting at a computer. The health risks caused by excess weight and obesity are numerous and can be deadly. While we're learning more and more about the harmful consequences of excess weight, many people still have a hard time slimming down. Real, healthy weight loss can seem like a mystery. Explore the causes of the weight epidemic and the health risks that stem from excess weight. Discover the part that physical fitness plays in today's obesity crisis. Learn how fitness—not just slimness—should be the goal of those trying to lose weight. Make physical activity a part of your life!

Yoga Fitness

Yoga Fitness

Author: Amie Jane Leavitt

Publisher: Mitchell Lane

ISBN: 9781545751473

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 754

Yoga is a modern form of exercise that has its roots in ancient times five thousand years ago, in fact, in the Indus Valley. Today you can step into just about any fitness gym in the United States and find workout rooms filled with people doing all sorts of interesting body contortions like cobra, eagle, crow, and the ever-popular downward-facing dog. Yoga has really taken the US fitness world by storm. More than twenty million Americans say they are regular practitioners of yoga and millions more say they d like to give it a try someday. Are you one of them? There s only one way to find out. Flip open the pages of this book and find out if you have what it takes to be a junior yogi or yogini!

Build It, Make It, Do It, Play It! Subject Access to the Best How-To Guides for Children and Teens

Build It, Make It, Do It, Play It! Subject Access to the Best How-To Guides for Children and Teens

Author: Catharine Bomhold

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598843927

Category: Education

Page: 374

View: 738

A valuable, one-stop guide to collection development and finding ideal subject-specific activities and projects for children and teens. For busy librarians and educators, finding instructions for projects, activities, sports, and games that children and teens will find interesting is a constant challenge. This guide is a time-saving, one-stop resource for locating this type of information—one that also serves as a valuable collection development tool that identifies the best among thousands of choices, and can be used for program planning, reference and readers' advisory, and curriculum support. Build It, Make It, Do It, Play It! identifies hundreds of books that provide step-by-step instructions for creating arts and crafts, building objects, finding ways to help the disadvantaged, or engaging in other activities ranging from gardening to playing games and sports. Organized by broad subject areas—arts and crafts, recreation and sports (including indoor activities and games), and so forth—the entries are further logically organized by specific subject, ensuring quick and easy use. Provides an excellent resource for libraries considering creating makerspaces Helps educators locate instructions for entertaining and educational program and curricular activities that range from cooking and e-drawing to performing magic tricks, solving puzzles, mask-making, and outdoor games Utilizes a subject heading organization and indexes multi-topic titles by chapter for ease of use Supplies plans targeted for distinct age ranges: lower elementary (K–3rd grade), elementary (3rd–6th grade), middle school (6th–9th grade), and high school (9th grade and above) Includes an appendix containing additional online sources of information that augment the book's content

Serving Teen Parents

Serving Teen Parents

Author: Ellin Klor

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598846935

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

View: 280

• Storytime outlines, craft ideas, surveys, and questionnaires for use with teen parents • Ready-to-use flannel board story patterns • A contribution from Maryann Mori, a nationally recognized expert on presenting "Every Child Ready to Read" workshops to teen parents • Extensive bibliographies and lists, including recommended books to read aloud, recorded music, fingerplays, and resources—both books and websites—for teen parent program development

TRIO: Getting There

TRIO: Getting There

Author: Joe Vanderheiden

Publisher: eLectio Publishing

ISBN: 9781632131676

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 174

View: 385

In 2017, Europa becomes inhabitable... A series of asteroids strikes Europa, moving it closer to Jupiter. Instead of cataclysmic destruction, Europa instead becomes a terrestrial body capable of sustaining life. Over the subsequent 150 years, a brand new world is established there. Miranda, Macie, and Madison are taken from their family on Earth by the government. They must fight to escape the clutches of their captors if they are ever to see their beloved homeworld again.

How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD

How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD

Author: Sandra F. Rief

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118937808

Category: Education

Page: 504

View: 629

The most up-to-date and comprehensive vital resource for educators seeking ADD/ADHD-supportive methods How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with ADD/ADHD, Third Edition is an essential guide for school personnel. Approximately 10 percent of school-aged children have ADD/ADHD—that is at least two students in every classroom. Without support and appropriate intervention, many of these students will suffer academically and socially, leaving them at risk for a variety of negative outcomes. This book serves as a comprehensive guide to understand and manage ADHD: utilizing educational methods, techniques, and accommodations to help children and teens sidestep their weaknesses and showcase their numerous strengths. This new 2016 edition has been completely updated with the latest information about ADHD, research-validated treatments, educational laws, executive function, and subject-specific strategies. It also includes powerful case studies, intervention plans, valuable resources, and a variety of management tools to improve the academic and behavioral performance of students from kindergarten through high-school. From learning and behavioral techniques to whole group and individualized interventions, this indispensable guide is a must-have resource for every classroom—providing expert tips and strategies on reaching kids with ADHD, getting through, and bringing out their best. Prevent behavioral problems in the classroom and other school settings Increase students' on-task behavior, work production, and academic performance Effectively manage challenging behaviors related to ADHD Improve executive function-related skills (organization, memory, time management) Apply specific research-based supports and interventions to enable school success Communicate and collaborate effectively with parents, physicians, and agencies