“I feel certain you bring some magic to the practice of yoga for kids. Thanks for sharing it!”
- Kaitlin Quistgaard, Editor-in-Chief
Yoga Journal Magazine
Click here to read the Yoga Journal article about Sydney Solis: “Once Upon A Pose.”
Use the Award-Winning Storytime Yoga® for Kids Materials by Sydney Solis and Educate your Child with Stories and Yoga
Storytime Yoga: Teaching Yoga to Children Through Story
Get the Classic, Award-Nominated Kids Yoga Teaching Guide that started a generation of kids yoga and story enthusiasts Storytime Yoga®: Teaching Children Yoga Through Story.
Create a peaceful world with story and yoga. Storytime Yoga®: The Treasure in Your Heart: Stories and Yoga for Peaceful Children
Award-Winning Storytime Yoga® The Peddler’s Dream Kids Yoga DVD as seen on PBS!
Train online with Sydney Solis at the Mythic Yoga Studio on Powhow from wherever you are in the world and use the materials to educate your child with yoga and story!
Namaste and Have a Magical Day!
Healing Trauma with Story and Yoga
I teach out of my own practice. What stories I tell and the yoga that goes with it, is greatly influenced by my own life. And my life has been filled with a series of deep traumas, and always people ask me, "How did you survive? What did you do to get through?" I always say, yoga and stories got me ... Read more
Storytime Yoga® in the Library: The Lion and the Mouse
by Kathe Hudson
Master Certified Storytime Yoga® Teacher and Librarian
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”
Once upon a time in a deep, dark forest there lived a ferocious lion. All of the forest creatures cowered in fear whenever he came near. His m... Read more
Storytime Yoga® for Kids Beginners Series Starts April 12
Oral is primary! Get started educating your child with oral storytelling and yoga – from wherever you are in the world! Take the Online Storytime Yoga® for Kids Beginners Series with Sydney Solis. It starts Saturday, April 12 p.m. EST and runs for three weeks on Powhow.com at the Mythic Yoga Stu... Read more
Storytime Yoga® for Kids Teacher Training coming to Lima, Peru!
I am delighted to announce a special 5-day live training for kids yoga teachers in the Storytime Yoga® method at Adhikara Yoga in Lima, Peru, Nov. 10-15.
If you live in Peru or S. America, come join us! Or anywhere else in the world, come take a learning vacation! We will be covering the fin... Read more
Dhruva - Kids Yoga Story of Justice
Based on various versions of the Vishnu Purana and Smirad Bhagavatam, Canto 4.
Retold by Sydney Solis
See Working with the Story below
One day, five-year-old Dhruva was playing in the palace garden with his half brother Uthama. Their father, King Uttánapáda, appeared, and instantly ... Read more
Storytime Yoga® for Kids Featured at Dad-Child Festival in India
I am delighted to announce this fabulous project by Storytime Yoga® for Kids instructor Hetal Mody of Mumbai, India. She is using wonderful warm-ups, breathing, chanting and oral storytelling in yoga to connect fathers with their children in this family yoga program. Kids yoga with oral storytellin... Read more
Return of the Oral Tradition: Storytelling and Kids Yoga Classes
by Sydney Solis
Suddenly storytelling is hot. People are starting to get together and tell stories to each other. It's being used in marketing as everybody from Fiat to Chipotle are engaged in telling stories to sell products. Of course we at Storytime Yoga® for Kids have known all along the... Read more
Kids Yoga Philosophy Through Christian Story: Faith and Courage
Recently I have started catechism at my local Catholic Church. I was baptized Catholic, but never followed the church. Pope Francis, with his revolutionary call for social justice and humble living, inspired me, as he exemplifies the teachings of the Jesus I believed in as a child from the... Read more
Kids Yoga Class for Valentine's Day - The Most Beautiful Heart
The Heart. It is the seat of the soul and the source of love. This Valentine's Day, tell the American folktale of the Most Beautiful Heart and put kids and families in touch with what really matters - the love inside.
The Storytime Yoga® for Kids Yoga Story Kit The Most Beautiful Heart features ... Read more
Kids Yoga and Mantra: Brother Simple - Christian
retold by Sydney Solis
Once a student asked me for a story that she wanted to include in a meditation that she was recording for military personnel so that they could reconnect to their inner child. Thinking soldier, the 12th century story of Brother Simple from the Golden Legend came to mind... Read more
The Little Fir Tree - A Story for Loving Your Body
by Sydney Solis
I presented this folktale with kids yoga asana from the United States at the Love Your Body Day in Reston, Virginia in 2012
This Storytime Yoga® for Kids story Includes Warm-up, Story, Relaxation and Discussion
WARM – ... Read more