Author: Swami Satyananda SaraswatiPublisher: Yoga Publications TrustYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 320ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185787336
Yoga Education for Children looks at the teaching of yoga to children of all age groups. The first section addresses the topic of yoga and education. Articles and advice from international teachers in the field of yogic education explore the specific needs of children and how yoga can help in their daily life. Topics include: youth problems, integrating yoga into the classroom and improved methods of education. The second section discusses the benefits of yoga therapy in relation to specific groups: the emotionally disturbed, the disabled and juvenile diabetics. The third section on practical yoga provides detailed instructions for asana, pranayama, concentration techniques and yoga games for children of all ages.This book is an ideal reference manual for yoga teachers and parents. Line drawings and diagrams are included.
INTRODUCTIONYOGA AND EDUCATIONThe Need for a Yoga-Based Education SystemYoga and Children’s ProblemsYoga with Pre-School ChildrenYoga Lessons Begin at Age EightStudent Unrest and Its RemedyYoga and the Youth ProblemBetter ways of EducationYoga at SchoolYoga and EducationQuestions and AnswersYOGA AS THERAPYYoga for Emotional DisturbancesYoga for the DisabledYoga Benefits Juvenile DiabetesPRACTICESYoga Techniques for Pre-School ChildrenYoga Techniques for 7-14 Years-OldsYoga Techniques for the ClassroomIntroduction to AsanaPawanmuktasana SeriesPawanmuktasana 1: Anti-Rheumatic AsanasPawanmuktasana 2: Anti-Gastric AsanasPawanmuktasana 3: Energizing AsanasEye ExercisesSurya Namaskara: Salutations to the SunChandra Namaskara: Salutations to the MoonWarrior SequenceRelaxation AsanasAnimal AsanasObject AsanasCharacters and PersonsAlphabet AsanasAsanas Done in PairsPranayamaPractical Teaching SyllabusLight of Existence ExplainedBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX OF PRACTICESGENERAL INDEX