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Mindful Little Yogis

Mindful Little Yogis

Self-Regulation Tools to Empower Kids with Special Needs to Breathe and Relax

Nicola Harvey, illustrated by John Smisson

Quick Overview

This practical and creative book is filled with simple calming activities to help children find a sense of peace and settle heightened emotions during busy times. Each activity is easily adaptable for different ability levels, providing a handy bank of self-regulation tools that can be used at any time in a range of settings.
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Paperback / softback
2018, 9.02in x 6.26in / 229mm x 159mm, 176pp
ISBN: 978-1-84819-404-5

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2018, ePUB, 168pp
ISBN: 978-0-85701-360-6
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Help children to master emotional self-regulation and improve wellbeing with these activities. Based on traditional yoga breath and mindfulness exercises, each activity is adaptable for a range of abilities and they are also ideal for working with children with autism and other special needs.

The book explains how being conscious of the breath is the key to unlocking calm during busy moments, and shows how this can be taught in a child-friendly way. Including activities such as lion breathing, bubble breathing, and sensory yoga games, children will love to learn self-regulatory techniques they can carry with them for life. Suitable for one-on-one and group work with children aged 4+.



Mindful Little Yogis is an excellent, user-friendly book full of fun, practical ideas for children and young adults with special needs. As a movement therapist I particularly enjoyed the yoga postures and the Lazy Eight Breathing technique. The STAR model that divides each chapter is a very clever idea, reminding readers to be mindful throughout.

A must-have book for anyone supporting individuals or groups.

- Cathy Underwood, Yoga and Inclusive Movement Therapist, SYT Yoga Alliance Professionals UK

'Mindful Little Yogis is an essential guide to your daily practice, whether you are a parent, an educator, or carer in the field of special needs. It is written in a user-friendly way, with a clear understanding of what the students need. The techniques make you want to experiment with mindfulness and yoga right away.'
- Mikaela Shalders, Paediatric Occupational Therapist and Sensory Integration Specialist

'An essential book to own if you would like to be guided through step-by-step some extremely practical and mindfully-structured lessons on your well-being journey, in a holistic way. You can trust that this book is going to guide you through your journey and that you will be able to spread the power of shining from within.'
- Timea Viragh, SENCO Teacher and Yoga Teacher


By (author): Nicola Harvey
Illustrated by: John Smisson


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