Itsy Bitsy Yoga

Author: Helen Garabedian
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439188750
Release Date: 2009-11-24
Genre: Family & Relationships

The ancient practice of yoga will help your baby sleep better, digest easier, be happier, and stay healthier. Start today. If you've been searching for an excellent way to bond with your baby and improve his or her health, Itsy Bitsy Yoga is the solution you've been looking for. Helen Garabedian, a certified instructor in yoga and infant massage, has developed over seventy yoga postures and thirty-five series for moms and dads to enjoy with their growing babies. You don't need any previous yoga experience. Learn the many benefits of yoga, posture by posture, in this accessible guide, with seventy beautiful black-and-white photos, at-a-glance reference charts, and memorable Itsy Bitsy Yoga rhymes. Yoga can help babies up to two years of age: sleep better get relief from gas pains and colic digest food easier stay healthier with a strong immune system receive neuromuscularm stimulation learn to relax The book also features seven Magic Poses that can soothe fussy, upset babies within minutes! So start enjoying more time with your happy yoga baby right now.

Itsy Bitsy Yoga

Author: Helen Garabedian
Publisher: Touchstone
ISBN: 0743243552
Release Date: 2004-05-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

The ancient practice of yoga will help your baby sleep better, digest easier, be happier, and stay healthier. Start today. If you've been searching for an excellent way to bond with your baby and improve his or her health, Itsy Bitsy Yoga is the solution you've been looking for. Helen Garabedian, a certified instructor in yoga and infant massage, has developed over seventy yoga postures and thirty-five series for moms and dads to enjoy with their growing babies. You don't need any previous yoga experience. Learn the many benefits of yoga, posture by posture, in this accessible guide, with seventy beautiful black-and-white photos, at-a-glance reference charts, and memorable Itsy Bitsy Yoga rhymes. Yoga can help babies up to two years of age: -sleep better -get relief from gas pains and colic -digest food easier -stay healthier with a strong immune system -receive neuromuscularm stimulation -learn to relax The book also features seven Magic Poses that can soothe fussy, upset babies within minutes! So start enjoying more time with your happy yoga baby right now.

Baby Om

Author: Laura Staton
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781466867604
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Genre: Family & Relationships

A dynamic yoga program for new mothers and their babies How does a new mother get back her shape without giving up precious time with her baby? In Baby Om, authors Laura Staton and Sarah Perron -- both dancers, yoga instructors, and moms themselves -- answer the new mother's need for a calming and rigorous way to align and strengthen her body while having fun with her baby. Based on their popular New York classes of the same name, Baby Om takes mothers through a yoga practice they can do with their infants -- anytime and anywhere. The techniques help new mothers enjoy the spiritual and physical benefits of yoga, allowing them to nurture themselves as well as their babies. This easy-to-use book includes: --Baby Om basics -- the practical information you need to get started --baby engagement -- how to play with and stimulate your baby during yoga --four step-by-step Baby Om classes -- each concentrating on a unique stage in your child's development The beautiful illustrations and photographs in Baby Om capture the intimate sharing between mother and child, and create a visual model for how to achieve the poses at home. Safe, effective, and easy to learn, Baby Om brings mother and baby together, ensuring the health and happiness of both.

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Author: Helen Garabedian
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong
ISBN: 1600940080
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Family & Relationships

An illustrated guide to simple, health-enhancing yoga sequences for 2- to 5-year-olds, from the creator of the nationwide Itsy Bitsy Yoga franchise

Baby Massage The Calming Power of Touch

Author: Alan Heath
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756654849
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Genre: Family & Relationships

Baby Massage offers parents and caretakers safe and easy-to-learn massage techniques that reinforce bonding and all-around wellbeing. Step-by-step pictures show simple methods to soothe fretful babies, help them to get to sleep, and ease the pain of common ailments such as colic, and teething. Massage has been proven to enhance babies' and toddlers' brain development, encouraging brighter, happier children--and this beautifully illustrated guidemakes it abundantly clear how easy it is to learn how.

Yoga Mom Buddha Baby

Author: Jyothi Larson
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780307493514
Release Date: 2008-12-10
Genre: Health & Fitness

S-T-R-E-T-C-H, STRENGTHEN, AND MEDITATE—WITH YOUR BABY Practicing yoga with your baby—as you hold your baby, have your baby next to you, or have your baby leaning against your thighs or atop your belly—is a wonderful way to add joy to your first year together. Popular yoga teacher Jyothi Larson shares the specially adapted yoga poses she has taught to hundreds of moms and their “Buddha babies,” her term for the happy and calm babies in her classes. Whether you are new to yoga or an experienced student, whatever shape you are in, you are in the perfect place to practice yoga. In this beautifully illustrated book with easy-to-follow instructions, Larson presents twenty routines that help you get back in shape faster as you bond with your baby. Included are: • prenatal yoga, with a focus on the last trimester • what to do after birth through the first six weeks, with special poses for women who have had C-sections • modified yoga poses that respect your changing post-pregnancy body and give all of yoga’s benefits—stretching, strengthening, and relaxing • fun yoga moves that encourage your baby’s natural flexibility and growth • breathing and relaxation exercises as well as partner postures and much more! Experience the joy of yoga while bonding with your baby. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Yoga Baby

Author: DeAnsin Goodson Parker
Publisher: Broadway
ISBN: 0767904052
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Family & Relationships

Outlines a series of exercises and other activities from the yoga tradition to share with infants from newborns to two-year-olds.

Yoga for Mother and Baby

Author: Françoise Barbira Freedman
Publisher: Cico Books
ISBN: 1907030611
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Family & Relationships

Yoga is beneficial to everyone, and with today's emphasis on a healthy lifestyle, what could be better than carrying out simple yoga exercises with your baby? In this book, Franoise Barbira Freedman offers simple stretches, poses, and massages that will help your flexibility and suppleness, as well as nurture the bond between you and your baby. With basic postnatal stretches and routines you can do with children from 0 to 3 years old, there are exercises for all stages of early parenthood. The stretches have been designed to calm the mind and increase alertness, but not put strain on any part of the body. If you already practice yoga, suggestions are offered on adapting classic poses to include your baby. Also included are exercises for special babies with particular combinations of motor skills. The exercises aren't just aimed at mothers--fathers and grandparents are encouraged to take part as well, and no previous experience is required. * Build a strong bond in a natural way between you and your baby that will continue into childhood. * Exercises are simple and effective and are suitable for all levels of physical fitness. * No expensive equipment is needed--just some comfortable clothing and a mat.

Yoga Games for Children

Author: Danielle Bersma
Publisher: Hunter House
ISBN: 9780897933896
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Family & Relationships

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.

Baby Touch

Author: Wendy Kavanagh
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 0600613461
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Family & Relationships

Your infants and children can benefit from your giving them massage (and so can you). Research shows children who receive massage are more alert, gain weight faster, sleep more soundly, and suffer less anxiety. Choose from a 10-minute massage for a newborn to techniques for older children of any age, including a centuries-old Ayurveda massage from India especially designed for times when kids are overactive during the day or restless at bedtime. Photos and captions illustrate each move of a parent's hands and a baby's body. Soothing movements to the child's stomach can relieve colic, and other techniques can heal common ailments such as teething, earache, and congestion, as you make these loving touches a part of your child's daily routine.

Yoga for the Special Child

Author: Sonia Sumar
Publisher:
ISBN: PSU:000043089017
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Family & Relationships

Describes a program of breathing exercises, yoga poses, and relaxation techniques designed to help children with special needs

Yoga for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Author: Dion Betts
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1846424984
Release Date: 2006-03-28
Genre: Health & Fitness

Having successfully used yoga to combat the stress of their own busy lives, Dion and Stacey Betts discovered its potential for their son Joshua, who has Asperger Syndrome. This fully-illustrated book combines the authors' professional expertise with their experience of parenting, offering a range of gentle and fun yoga positions and breathing techniques that are effective in dealing with the increased levels of anxiety, disorientation and tactile sensitivity often found in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The authors give step-by-step descriptions of warming-up, strengthening, calming, and tension-releasing exercises that are suitable for reducing coping mechanisms, such as hand-flapping, and increasing muscle tone, muscle strength and body awareness. They also offer a range of short and long sequences that can be tailored to fit the needs of the individual child. Yoga for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders is ideal for parents and caregivers who want to use simple yoga techniques to help children with ASDs overcome some of the symptoms of the disorder.

Clean Up Time

Author: Elizabeth Verdick
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 9781575427843
Release Date: 2008-08-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Toddlers will look forward to clean-up time with this simple rhyming book that encourages them to chant along as they tidy up. Young children learn to work together to put items in their place, make a neater space, keep a smile on their face—and make room for more fun. Delightful illustrations enhance the text. An award-winning author/illustrator team offers a fresh look at the times and transitions all toddlers face daily, giving young children the tools to handle routines with confidence and cooperation. Part of the Toddler Tools series, Clean-Up Time can be shared before (or during) the desired “time,” or whenever toddlers need encouragement with routines. Includes tips for parents and caregivers.