There are 26 paired cards (52 Cards in all), each has a posture corresponding to a letter of the alphabet. Each posture is comprised of a pair of cards, one for the child and one for the adult. The cards for children have a large colorful illustration of the pose on the face. The reverse side of the card describes the benefits of the posture and provides verbal cues for correctly forming the pose. All cards are color-coded and labeled for easy arrangement of activity.
ABC Yoga Cards for Kids are beneficial to educators, specialists, yoga instructors, families and children.
1. Educators, including specialists, can use ABC Yoga Cards for Kids to integrate yogic movements within their educational curricula. The cards facilitate a wide range of movements and can be applied to a broad set of associated learning goals, including vocabulary development, phonemic awareness, basic concepts, sequencing skills, comprehension, and direction following.
2. Yoga instructors can use ABC Yoga Cards for Kids to introduce yoga to children and to practice various movements of yoga. Each of the yoga cards offers child-friendly poses with ties to specific educational and language activities. Students will not only receive the calming and restorative benefits of yoga, but they will be learning as well!
3. Parents can use ABC Yoga Cards for Kids to create a calming exercise sequence and also support early learning activities for preschool and primary educational goals. These exercises and activitieis are something the whole family can do together.
4. And lastly, but most importantly, students reap the benefits of the combined learning activities and yoga exercises.