Author: Swami Niranjanananda SaraswatiPublisher: Yoga Publications TrustYear: 2009Language: EnglishPages: 400ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788186336779
Yoga Education for Children, Volume Two is designed to stimulate those who work or interact with Children to be Creative in their use of yoga practices, empowering children to become creative, emotionally stable citizens of the future. The first two sections Look at the real goal of education, which begins before a Child is born, and yoga in special needs education. The third section presents two highly Successful Experiments in Youth Empowerment in India : Bal Yoga Mitra Mandal in Hunger and the kanya and batuk project in Rikhiapeeth. The fourth section includes a detailed presentation of Asana and Pranayama techniques and their use in a wide variety of contexts with children of all Ages : Games, Art sessions, yoga nidra and other meditations, to stimulate Interest and imagination, facilitate easier learning and, most of all, introduce fun into the whole process of yoga for children.Line diagrams and Illustrations are included.
Editor's Note Introduction Analysis and Synopsis of the Book I. Education : 1. The Purpose of Education 2. Vision of Yogic Education 3. A Gurukul System of Education 4. Establishing the Gurukul System of Education at Rikhiapeeth 5. Balanced Education 6. Yoga and Education 7. Enhancing the Ability to Study 8. Questions and Answers about Yoga for Children II. SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION : 9. Yoga in Special Needs Education : What's so Special about it? 10. A Class for Special Needs Children 11. Yoga Nidra for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children 12. Getting in Touch, with Adya III. Youth Empowerment : 13a. Bal Yoga Mitra Mandal, Munger : Yoga Education by Children 13b. Why Yoga Education by Children 14. Yoga for Children by Children : An Empirical Study with the Bihar Yoga System 15a. The Kanyas and Batuks of Rikhia 15b. My Experience as a Rikhia Kanya 16. Yuva Yoga : Youth Empowerment IV. Techniques : 17. Yoga Games 18. Row Your Boat : A Class Idea 19. Yoga Classes as Stories 20. The Art of Yoga 21. Yoga Magic Carpet Rides™ 22. Pratyahara and Dharana : Relaxation and Concentration 23. Yoga Nidra and Other Meditations for Children 24. Asana and Pranayama