When yoga moves off the mat and into the chair, it's easier to integrate into daily life. Use in the classroom, in clinical settings, at your desk, on an airplane, or anyplace you happen to be! Mindful Chair Yoga is a powerful way to harness key benefits of the practice: become stronger, more flexible, navigate challenging situations without becoming overwhelmed, rest when you need it, and much more. Each card includes a reflection question to help engage fully with the activities. This easy-to-use card deck contains 50+ practices that can support everyone - children, teens and adults - in living a happier, healthier life.
Jennifer Cohen Harper is the founder of Little Flower Yoga, and The School Yoga Project, which brings yoga and mindfulness to schools nationwide. She is the author of Little Flower Yoga for Kids: A Yoga and Mindfulness Program to Help Your Child Improve Attention and Emotional Balance, co-editor of Best Practices for Yoga in Schools, and creator of the bestselling Yoga and Mindfulness Practices for Children Card Deck. Jenn leads yoga and mindfulness teacher trainings nationwide, provides therapeutic classes to children and families, and continuing education to mental health and education professionals.
Mayuri Breen-Gonzalez, E-RYT, RCYT, is a nationally recognized presenter, trainer and instructor in mindfulness and children s yoga, leading teacher trainings and continuing education seminars at renowned retreat centers such as The Omega Institute and IONS Earthrise Center. She has more than 25 years of experience practicing yoga and mindfulness, and provides therapeutic yoga classes to children and families as well as teaching yoga and mindfulness classes in schools and community centers.
Mindful Chair Yoga Card Deck offers an effective tools for yoga students of all ages to explore yoga at home, work or school. These cards demonstrate how yoga practices can be pared down to their essence and made accessible for people of all abilities. Chair yoga offers a wonderful entry point for so many people who may otherwise feel that yoga is not for them. But yoga is for everyone and these mindful chair yoga cards make this a reality!
--Jivana Heyman, Founder & Director of Accessible Yoga
"I LOVE these cards! The instructions are clear and easy to follow and the photos are so helpful and accessible. I'd recommend these for anyone wanting to bring more yoga into their life - Mindful Chair Yoga make it easy!"
--Brian Leaf, MA, author of The Teacher Appears: 108 Prompts to Power Your Yoga Practice
"Fun and informative, this card deck is truly a gem! Whether you're in the office of the classroom, it's a great addition for people of all ages and levels of yoga experience. A perfect mixture of visual aids and easy-to-use instructions, this card deck is sure to help bring chair yoga to life for countless people!"
--Jonah Paquette, PsyD, Director of Clinical Training at Kaiser Permanente Vallejo, author of Real Happiness: Proven Paths for Contentment, Peace, and Well-Being