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Using Yoga to Support Speech and Language Development

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Written By Erica Ortiz Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist, MCD, CCC-SLP, RYT 200 In my last post, we discussed some benefits of yoga for children, particularly for children with developmental delays or disabilities.  Today, I’d like to share how yoga can support speech and language development.   Learning Readiness: Yoga’s focus on mindfulness breathing and movement typically helps to […]

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Why Yoga for Children?

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Why Yoga for Children? Written By Erica Ortiz Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist, MCD, CCC-SLP, RYT 200 Hi! I am a Registered Yoga Teacher, with a special interest in teaching children’s and family yoga, as well as a pediatric speech/language pathologist.   You may be asking yourself how those 2 seemingly different professions may go together.  Well, as I began […]

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Bliss Books: Anh’s Anger

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Bliss Books Blog by Catherine Scallen Title: Anh’s Anger Author: Gail Silver Illustrator: Christiane Kromer Summary: When Anh’s building block tower falls down–Anger comes to visit Anh, and he makes his presence known! Journey along with Anh as he learns to befriend his Anger, and see what happens! Message: Brilliant. Silver seamlessly and delightfully presents […]

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Bliss Books: Silence

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Title: Silence Author and Illustrator: Lemniscate Summary: A meditative meandering through all of the treasures and joy that simply sitting in silence can bring us. Message: I am soothed, I am soothed, I am soothed—and I am only two pages into this book. On a calmly winding journey, this book brings us back to ourselves: […]

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Bliss Books: Sparky the Sloth

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Title: Sparky!  Author: Jenny Offill  Illustrator: Chris Appelhans  Summary: All the little girl wants is a pet! Mom’s not so sure, however…so she promises a pet, but only if the little girl can find one that doesn’t need to be bathed, walked, or fed. What follows is an endearing tale of a little girl and […]

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Bliss Books Blog coming soon!

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  Drumroll please…announcing: Bliss Books! A new regular blog feature by BKY volunteer Catherine Scallen, Bliss Books will highlight a handful of children’s books every month that embody themes of presence, focus, calm, and curiosity—just what we’re learning on our yoga mats every day! Our hope is to introduce new and engaging ways for you […]

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