Yoga in my School DVD Review
DVD receives a great review from Donna Wolff Freeman.
This DVD features a 25 minute child’s yoga class conducted by Beth Reese which teaches acceptance, compassion and communication while developing strength and flexibility. The theme for the class is the story of how Ganesh became the elephant prince and I thoroughly enjoyed the creative use of yoga poses to tell the story. Beth does a wonderful job of presenting insights into and an appreciation for Hindu Mythology.
A distinguishing feature of Yogiños is the tri-lingual nature of the class using Spanish, English and Sanskrit. As a language teacher I applaud this use of language instruction in a natural, culturally appropriate and meaningful manner. The DVD also comes with a complete Spanish translation.
Beth is a natural with the children, encouraging while using clear, precise and age appropriate instructions for the poses. She allows each child to discover their own pose, leading by example through individual, partner and group yoga poses.
My own children were fascinated by the story while enjoying the progression of yoga poses.
Additional features on this DVD include:
- Remy’s OHMazing® Day – a brief exploration of how one young girl incorporates yoga into her daily routine.
- Gifts from Ganesh – where Amy Hofland, director of the Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas, TX explains some of the symbols used in two Ganesh sculptures.
- 11 individual poses (including Crow, Dancer, Eagle & Downward Dog) demonstrated and explained by young yogis
Yogiños graciously provided a DVD for this review as well as the give-away.
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