Culture Street

By Ellie Peart

Stuck inside with the winter blues and a tiny toddler? Fearne Cotton’s Yoga Babies shows how you can keep your little ones active and calm with some simple stretches and poses. The story follows a class of tots as they practise yoga on their bedroom floors, in the kitchen, and even on picnic rugs in the park!

Yoga can be a therapeutic activity that focuses our minds and excess energy. Fearne Cotton shows how it can also be a fun way for parents to exercise and interact with their children. Each pose has been approved by a qualified yoga instructor and is explained in simple rhyming language, with the question “Can you do it too?” encouraging little ones to copy Rex, Honey and their friends through bridges and butterflies all the way to bedtime.

Sheena Dempsey’s bright and bold illustrations capture the playfulness of our little ones in everyday scenes. Her depictions of different types of families celebrate diversity whilst also showing that, within any household, kids will inevitably be kids – with snotty noses and teary eyes and short attention spans – so yoga can be used to channel this energy into something fun that everyone in the family can join in on.

YogaBabiescoverAnd with International Yoga Day being celebrated this Thursday 21st June, it is the perfect time for parents to bond with their own yoga babies by perfecting a few basic yoga moves. You can buy the book here.

You Might Also Like

Books

Tamar Cohen on writing that difficult second novel

Tamar Cohen has been a freelance journalist for over twenty years during which time she has written for publications including: The Times, The Telegraph, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, and Hello! 

On October 4, 2012

Books

Join the discussion today at 1pm as we chat live to author Charity Norman #CSLive

Join us today at 1pm for a CS Live chat with author Charity Norman.

On August 9, 2013

Books

A Surrey State of Affairs

Ceri Radford is a writer and journalist. She has written for the Daily Telegraph and the Times Literary Supplement. She began writing a blog about the undisputed queen of homemaking, Constance Harding....

On December 12, 2011
 

Books

Top Twelve Must-Reads of November

[caption id="attachment_10715" align="alignright" width="215"] The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes

On November 11, 2014

Books

Read the first two chapters of J.K. Rowling's The Silkworm

The Silkworm by J.K. Rowling (writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith) will be released later this month. It follows on from The Cuckoo’s Calling which featured private detective Cormoran...

On June 9, 2014

Books

Hot Dudes Reading

If you have not yet seen the Instagram account @hotdudesreading then check it out immediately. It will add a touch colour to your week.

On May 2, 2016
 
Copyright © 2012 - 2020 Culture Street
Contact: info@culturestreet.com.au