A beautiful bedtime routine for yogis of any age! Starting with a gentle Om, Yawning Yoga’s simple instructions, gorgeous illustrations, and soothing poetry guide readers through a relaxing routine to end the day. Thoughtful poems depict a series of step-by-step yoga poses. Each of the poses is accompanied by its Sanskrit name, adding to the layers of learning. Written by a specialist in yoga for children, this lovely introduction to the elements of yoga practice—including stretching, posture, and breath work—will help children and their caring adults ready their bodies for a restful sleep.
A social worker turned yoga instructor, Laurie Jordan prides herself on using her unique expertise to provide insight and special solutions to her students. She is a pioneer of kids’ yoga in Westchester and Fairfield Counties who created the area’s firstever Kids Yoga Teacher Training, which she continues to offer in several studios. She was a contributing writer for Elephant Journal and has been featured in the Chicago Tribute, Well and Good NYC, MindBodyGreen, Yoga Journal, Working Mother, and Greenwich and Westport magazines. She lives in Westchester, NY. Learn more at jordanyoga.com.
Diana Mayo is an illustrator now based in Chelmsford, near London, UK. She enjoys working for a broad spectrum of clients across the publishing, design and editorial industries and is currently working on some exciting picture book projects. She runs the Just Imagine Illustrators Group, exhibits her illustration work and has recently turned her creative hand to making illustrated ceramics. Diana enjoys teaching in schools and has been a visiting lecturer on BTEC and degree courses. Her work combines acrylic paint, pencil and found collage, which is then supplied as a digital image. High-quality Giclee prints of Diana’s work are available via her shop or on request.
Diana is represented by Artist Partners illustration agency.
To Mom, where strength and grace inspire me every day
To Heidi and Mani, with who I love sharing books at bedtime