“Mayo’s lush, colorful illustrations are striking and lend a dreamlike quality to the work. With the recent push toward mindfulness in schools, this is a helpful tool to extend those soothing practices at home. Ideal for pre – nap or pre – bedtime relaxation.” – School Library Journal
“The text is poetic and playful… the detailed illustrations combine acrylic paint, pencil, and found collaged textures, and are a delightful way to show happy children exploring the world through peaceful yoga techniques.” – Booklist
“Whimsical illustrations combine with free verse text and easy – to – follow directions to create a beautiful and useful children’s yoga guide.” – School Library Connection
Laurie Jordan, MSW, E-RYT 500, RCYT is a social worker turned yoga instructor and children’s book author sharing her unique expertise to provide insight and special solutions to her students.
While Laurie works with folks of all ages, she has a soft spot for kids, knowing that good habits start young. After teaching yoga to thousands of kids and training hundreds of instructors in the specialty of kids’ yoga, Laurie decided to write YAWNING YOGA to help families conquer bedtime jitters and soothe the restless child. Laurie lives in Brooklyn and teaches all over the metro area.