breathe with me

ISBN 9781683640301

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Using Breath to Feel Strong, Calm, and Happy

Breathe with Me guides young ones ages 4–8 through six exercises to promote body awareness, calm anger, feel stronger in new situations, energize in the morning, and relax at bedtime.  Through visualization and play, this engaging breath-by-breath journey teaches children an essential set of self-care skills that will benefit them for a lifetime.

When you're mad or worried or can't wake up in the morning, what can you do? Use the amazing superpower that you already have—breathing.

The newest offering from the bestselling creators of Good Night Yoga teaches kids fun and easy breathing practices based on the proven methods of yoga and mindfulness meditation.

Sample practices:

When something makes you mad or even feels unfair, try this counting breath and you'll feel calmer there. 

Sit up and let your spine grow tall.  Take a deep breath in, counting silently 1 ' 2 ' 3.  Then let your breath out slowly, counting 1 ' 2 ' 3.

When you go somewhere you've never been and you aren't sure what to do, you can use a dandelion breath to feel more comfortable trying something new.

Sit up and let your spine grow tall.  Put one hand on your chest.  Place your other hand on your belly.  Take slow deep breaths and feel your chest and your belly move up and down as the air goes in and out of your body.

At night when it's hard to fall asleep because your mind is busy and your body feels tight, try balloon breath to get relaxed and ready for a good night.

Lie down on your back and let your hands rest by your sides, palms up. Inhale through your nose and imagine filling your body with breath like a big balloon.  Exhale and blow the air out through your mouth.  What color is your balloon?

Hardcover, 32 pages. 8.25 x 9.75 inches.

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