As a new mom, I took "Mommy and Me" yoga classes where my immobile babe sat in her carrier staring up at me as I switched from tree pose to downward dog.
But just yesterday, she slipped into her own triangle pose with ease. I do believe it was her way of asking me to introduce her to the benefits of yoga.
To help me do that, I will reference Itsy Bitsy Yoga ($17). The paperback book illustrates and spells out over fifty eight–minute routines that toddlers and preschoolers can learn and practice as they grow.
To see how yoga can enhance your tot's life,
The author Helen Garabedian has been dubbed "Baby Yoga Expert" by Newsweek. She believes that through her practices, parents can strengthen their bonds with babe, teach patience, discipline, physical strength and calmness. There's even one section called Tantrum Taming Yoga that covers the Donkey, Gorilla, Lion's Breath, and Warrior.
If the Gorilla pose can turn my devilish dear into a sweet angel, sign me up!