Susan Hendler Lederer, PhD, CCC, Professor, Speech-Language Pathologist, Yogi, and Certified Children's Yoga Instructor
This wonderful, practical resource provides a much needed "union" between the practices of speech-language pathology and yoga. Whether it's a quick breathing exercise or yoga pose within a therapy session or a full classroom-based storybook yoga lesson, children are sure to progress in their speech, language, literacy, and pretend play development.
Kathy Downing, MA, CCC, Speech-Language Pathologist; Lecturer, Queens College, City University of New York; Prana Yoga Teacher
This wonderful, comprehensive map of speech and language development in children is a beautifully crafted guide with thoughtful, creative ideas and suggestions for using yoga to facilitate communication skills. An artful blend of science, experience and wisdom. I will recommend this inspiring book to my SLP students, to parents and caregivers, and to fellow yogis.
Courtney, yoga practitioner and mom of two
This is a fantastic guide for parents wondering if yoga is right for their children. The authors explain key aspects of child development, and how to make yoga a fun, valuable experience. As a yogi and a mom who practices with my own kids, I am grateful for this "go to" resource.
Peggy Natale, Program Director, SteppingStone Day School
Yoga for Speech-Language Development shatters the notion that yoga should be reserved as a "quiet time" activity in the early childhood classroom. This is a compelling look at the lyrical, whimsical and playful components of yogic principals and how they can provide the perfect arena for supporting reciprocal and engaging communication with the young child.