|Illustrated By:||Betts, Anni|
|By (author):||Willey, Kira|
|Subject:||JUVENILE NONFICTION / General|
|JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Emotions & Feelings|
|Size:||9.13in x 7.50in x 0.32in|
|From The Publisher*||Breathe Like a Bear is a beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises designed to teach kids techniques for managing their bodies, breath, and emotions. Best of all, these 30 simple, short breathing practices and movements can be performed anytime, anywhere: in the car to the grocery store, during heavy homework nights at home, or even at a childâ€™s desk at school. Based on Kira Willeyâ€™s Parentsâ€™ Choice GOLD Award-winning CD,Mindful Moments for Kids, this one-of-a-kind book is sure to help kids find calm, gain focus, and feel energized during the day, and encourage families to establish a fun and consistent mindfulness practice, whether at home or on the go.|
â€œBreathe Like a Bear is a beautiful guide to mindfulness. Parents, teachers, caregiversâ€" and especially kidsâ€"will love the different ways to explore mindfulness and breath through animals and story inBreathe Like a Bear.Both lyrical and practical, this much-needed book will help children navigate the world around them!â€
â€œI love this book!Breathe Like a Bear is filled with playful and imaginative ideas for helping kids connect to themselves, whether itâ€™s their own strong energy or inner calm. Each moment that Kira has so elegantly sculpted and described conjures up delicious, beautiful, or whimsical, child-friendly scenarios. Itâ€™s exactly this fun and accessible style that will make kids want to try every one of these little gems that provides simple tools for big change.â€
Kira Willey is an award-winning songwriter, kidsâ€™ yoga expert, and creator of Rockinâ€™ Yoga School Programs. She has released three nationally acclaimed albums of childrenâ€™s yoga songs that blend upbeat, danceable music with get-up-and-move yoga inspiration. Her fourth release,Mindful Moments for Kids, is the inspiration forBreathe Like a Bear. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and three children and can be found online at kirawilley.com.
Anni Betts is a professional illustrator who creates vibrant, cheerful drawings for books, magazines, advertisements, greeting cards, and more. Originally from Illinois, she now lives in Durham, England, with her archaeologist husband, Kamal, new son, Emmett, and adorable dog, Logan. When not illustrating, she can be found exploring the historic sights and natural beauty of the United Kingdom and Europe, baking sweets, going for long walks, and sewing colorful clothes to wear. Visit her online at annibetts.com.