By Mariam Gates; illlustrated by Leigh Standley
From the bestselling author of the Good Night Yoga series
Get ready to send your little one off to a good night’s sleep with Sweet Dreams: Bedtime Visualizations for Kids.
This book includes eight visualizations that help kids slow down, breathe, and become aware of their bodies so they can relax into a good night’s sleep. Whether they are envisioning flying a kite, making it rain, or rocketing to the moon, Sweet Dreams offers guided narratives that will spark their imaginations, as well as breathing techniques that encourage restful relaxation.
Inspired by the popular Cloud Journey Visualization at the end of Good Night Yoga, Sweet Dreams offers proven techniques to help children calm down and settle both physically and mentally so they can enjoy a good night’s rest.
Visualizations include Shrinking Down, Blowing Bubbles, Rocketing to the Moon, Making It Rain, Galloping Through a Meadow, Diving Underwater, Flying a Kite, and Bedtime Breathing.
Mariam Gates has helped thousands of children, parents, and teachers through her Kid Power Yoga program. With more than 20 years of experience working with young people, she has combined her dedication to teaching yoga with her skills as an educator to guide children in accessing their own inner source of strength, confidence, problem-solving, and creativity.
Recommended for ages 8-12 years, but older children and adults will also surely be lulled by these immersive visualizations.
Hardcover, 32 pages.
Sounds True publishing.
About the Author/ Illustrator:
Mariam Gates holds a master’s in education from Harvard University and is the creator of the renowned Kid Power Yoga. She is the author of the bestselling Good Night Yoga and many other yoga-related books for children. She lives in Northern California. For more, see mariamgates.com.
LEIGH STANDLEY is the artist and owner of Curly Girl Design, Inc. She lives in Boston. For more, visit curlygirldesign.com.