Frog's Breathtaking Speech
48 pages, 8 x 11
42 colour illustrations
Hardcover
Release Date:15 Feb 2012
ISBN:9781848190917
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Frog's Breathtaking Speech

How Children (and Frogs) Can Use the Breath to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension

By Michael Chissick; Illustrated by Sarah Peacock
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

Frog is very worried as he has an important speech to make at hisschool assembly. The speech is about breathing and he doesn't knowa thing about it! He asks his friends for help and they teach him allabout the lion breath, the crocodile breath, the humming bee breath andthe woodchopper breath. Can any of these breathing techniques calm hisnerves before the big speech?

This charming illustrated picture book teaches children four yogabreathing techniques in a fun and interactive way. The storysuccessfully increases children's awareness of their breath andshows how breathing can be used to deal with anger, anxiety andtension.

This book will be a great resource for all children's yogainstructors, teachers and teaching assistants in mainstream and specialneeds schools, as well as parents looking for an engaging story toteach their children about coping with difficult emotions and stressfulsituations.

Michael Chissick is a primary school teacher andqualified yoga instructor. He has been teaching yoga to children inprimary mainstream and special needs schools as part of the integratedschool day since 1999. Sarah Peacock is anillustrator, a primary school teacher and Maths Specialist inHertfordshire, UK. She holds a first class degree in theatre designfrom Nottingham Trent University.

Dedication

Acknowledgements

Guidance for Teachers

Learning Objectives

Frog's Breathtaking Speech

Helpful Guidance on Postures

About Michael Chissick and Sarah Peacock

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