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Come Alive with Kids Yoga investigates the world of yoga through the eyes of young children. The ancient branches of yoga are introduced in fun and creative ways to help children explore their developing bodies, minds, and hearts. Included are 25 yoga dramas and yoga pictures to aid the exploration of yoga postures. Numerous child-friendly meditations, deep relaxations, and gentle yoga breathing examples are also provided. Along with fun tips on yoga singing and chanting. All techniques presented are universal and respectful of different belief systems.


A wonderful guide for both home and class settings. Children and parents can enjoy the sweetness of yoga play together. Teachers and students can explore yoga in the classroom. The benefits children derive from yoga are amazing. It supports healthier bodies, calmer self-assured minds, and more creative, happier, and kinder outlooks on humanity and the world. Come Alive with Yoga offers one of the most comprehensive yoga tools and yoga experiences for children.


Author: Glassman, Mj Mahajyoti and Nancy Niiti Gannon

MJ has been teaching yoga asana and other yoga practices to kids for 30 years. She was the Director of a yoga and nature based preschool for 28 years. MJ is now retired, continues to teach adult classes, and participates in many yoga based activities.


Since its inception, Nancy “Niiti” Gannon has pioneered Neohumanist Early childhood education as a teacher and a writer. Her early childhood publication, Teach Me to Fly, resulted from her experiences as a Neohumanist preschool director. In Meetings with My Master: A Woman’s Experience, she shares her personal experiences with the founder of Neohumanist Shrii P.R. Sarkar. Her children’s stories, The Heart Crystal and Other Stories and The Swans’ Journey, arose from regular yoga drama play with the preschoolers at McCormick Elementary School. In 1998, she co-edited with Ac: Shambhushivananda and Ac, Shiilabhadrananda, the landmark book, Discourses on Neohumanist Education by P.R.  Sarkar.


Nancy is currently the Board Secretary of Neohumanist College of Ashville. In addition, she is part of NHCA’S new publishing division. She also chairs the Women's Wellbeing and Development Foundation.


Living in a forest in McCormick, South Carolina, Nancy enjoys writing, nature, teaching yoga, meditation and social-political discussions. She believes it is essential to contribute to the greater good.


Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Neohumanist College of Asheville (December 28, 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 128 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1957460008
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1957460000
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 10.4 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8 x 0.27 x 10.88 inches