More from Mariam Gates
Breathe With Me: Using Breath to Feel Strong, Calm, and Happy
"When you're mad or worried or can't wake up in the morning, what can you do? Use the amazing super-power that you already have—breathing. [...] Breathe with Me guides young ones ages 4-8 through 11 exercises to promote body awareness, calm anger and temper tantrums, self-soothe in fearful new situations, energize in the morning, and relax at bedtime. Through visualization and play, this engaging breath-by-breath journey teaches children an essential set of self-care skills that will benefit them for a lifetime."
Meditate With Me: A Step-By-Step Mindfulness Journey
This accessible and fun guide to meditation and mindfulness is the perfect introduction for young children. Meditation does a body good, and can even help kids as young as four or five. This practical guide is gentle, clear, and a pleasure to use. Kids will learn how to focus on their breath, on the sensations in their body, and on the sounds around them to help them relax, settle their busy minds, and understand their emotions. Illustrated with cheerful drawings of five animal friends, the book offers step-by-step directions and a repeating refrain. It's an invigorating first experience of mindfulness that can be shared by parents and children at home, or by teachers and students in the classroom."
Yoga Friends: A Pose-By-Pose Partner Adventure for Kids
* The New York Times Bestseller * "Time to Buddy Up for Movement, Cooperation, and Imaginative Play! [...] Perfect for teaming up with a friend, sibling, parent, or caregiver, each easy practice shows how cooperation helps us to imagine, move, and have fun in a whole new way. Includes a back-page guide for parents and caregivers, showing how to do each pose and how to connect them into an easy-to-follow flow.ore from Mariam Gates."
This Moment Is Your Life (and So Is This One): A Fun and Easy Guide to Mindfulness, Meditation, and Yoga
"This lively, hands-on guide to meditation, mindfulness, and yoga is a perfect introduction for tweens and teens. The key to happiness is being able to find comfort in this moment, here and now. [...] This is mindfulness: paying attention to this very moment, on purpose and without judgment--simply being present with curiosity. This engaging guide, packed with simple exercises and endearing full-color artwork, provides a handy starting point for bringing mindfulness into your daily life."