Bring the Wisdom of Story to Kids’ Yoga Classes

Storytime Yoga® for Kids

Sydney teaching youngsters at the Light House Children’s Museum in DeLand, Florida 2014.

“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.”

Stand out from the Crowd! Use the Award-Winning Storytime Yoga® for Kids Materials by Sydney Solis and Educate your Child with Wisdom Stories and Yoga

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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.

Treasure in Your Heart kids yoga book coverCreate a peaceful world with story and yoga. Storytime Yoga®: The Treasure in Your Heart: Stories and Yoga for Peaceful Children

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Award-Winning Storytime Yoga® The Peddler’s Dream Kids Yoga DVD as seen on PBS!


Storytime Yoga for Kids Anansi's Hunger Utkatasana

Use materials to educate your child with yoga and story! 

Namaste and Have a Magical Day!

Storytime Yoga® & Sleepytime Yoga™ are trademarked with the US Trademark Office: Be aware!
Copying is always the best flattery, however, as a widow with two kids, I put a lot of sweat and tears into Storytime Yoga® and Sleepytime Yoga™ , the original kids yoga program that acts out folktales and is Montessori education-based. Since founding Stoytime Yoga® back in 2003 I've had to ... Read more
Storytime Yoga® Holiday Stories at New Smyrna Beach Library Dec. 15
Join Sydney Solis and other Sandcastle Storytellers at the New Smyrna Beach, Florida Library on Monday, Dec. 1, at 2 pm. She will be telling the classic Inuit story for solstice, Raven Brings the Light, as well as other winter favorites. Tell Raven Brings the Light in your next kids yoga clas... Read more
Healing Trauma with Yoga and Story Group on Facebook
Join Kintla Yoga and Sydney Solis in the Facebook Group: Healing Trauma with Yoga and Story. The cutting-edge studies coming out about yoga healing trauma and the increased interest in storytelling as a healing tool are part of the dynamic conversation going on in the group. Solis and Kintl... Read more
Storytime Yoga® Teacher Training with Sydney Solis
Learn the original and pioneering Storytime Yoga® method of stories acted out with yoga postures created by Sydney Solis in the live Yoga of Story 5-day Residency. • June 22-26, 2015 Denver, Colorado The Yoga of Story Residency and Charitable Kids Yoga Classes at the Dove Inn. Reserve a roo... Read more
Sleepytime Yoga™ for Kids: Brother Simple - Christian
  retold by Sydney Solis A student asked me for a story 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. The main... Read more
Joy Stories for Healing Trauma in Kids Yoga Therapy
Joy is felt from the heart. It's an integral part of our being.  In yoga joy is ananda, as in sat, chit, ananda. Being, consciousness and bliss. After experiencing trauma, it can be difficult for one to get back to a state of feeling that joy in the heart, as the cloud of despair can hang on. Yet... Read more
Celebrate Day of the Dead with Storytime Yoga for Kids at the Barberville Fall Jamboree Nov 2
Join The Queen of Bohemia in the Little Lotus for some Storytime Yoga at the Barberville Fall Jamboree Sunday, Nov. 2 at 12:30 pm. She'll be leading her song/body chant "The Skeleton's Ball" for El Dia de lof Muertos, Day of the Dead. This English retelling of a Latin American folk song Chumb... Read more
Happy Halloween! Kids Yoga Love Your Dark Side - Hansel and Gretel, Ravana, Death
Yes, officer, I confess. It was I, Ms. Ima Witch, who tried to put Hansel and Gretel in the oven. But what was an old woman to do? It was self-defense, I tell ya. Kids come busting in here, eating on my candy roof. Kids these days, they've got guns and grenades. A woman's got to protect herself ... Read more
Healing Trauma Book Discussed on Healing Trauma with Yoga and Story Group
Kintla Yoga and I had been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Bessel Van der Kolk M.D.'s new book "The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma." I have been keenly interested in how much advancement has been made in the understanding of post traumatic stress in the last f... Read more
The Yoga of Story Residency in Colorado June 22-26 - The Mythic Yoga and Storytime Yoga for Kids Methods
Immerse yourself in story, myth, yoga and the body in a 5-day The Yoga of Story residencies with Storyteller and Yoga Teacher Sydney Solis. Become a storyteller and learn the pioneering Storytime Yoga and Mythic Yoga methods. Reserve your spot today. Download the flyer.YogaofStoryTrainingColorad... Read more
Storytime Yoga for Kids at Florida Association for the Education of Young Children Oct. 24 in Orlando
Say, namaste and come and play! The Storytime Yoga Way, of course! Teachers, learn the three Rs of relax, refresh and renew with Storytime Yoga's Sleepytime Yoga in this afternoon session. Hear multicultural wisdom stories that teach peace and character education while integrating yoga, movement, br... Read more
Storytelling Yoga Teachers: A Force For Civilization
VOILA! It is the greatest gift and satisfaction to see what amazing things Storytime Yoga Teachers do! Nicole Lebel of Quebec Trained at the 2010 Omega Institute with me. Look what FABULOUS stuff she's done with kids yoga and story!   This is her Conte-Yoga teacher's training manual. I wr... Read more
Mythic Yoga for Teens: Fatima the Spinner and the Tent - A Sufi Story of Overcoming Trauma
How do we deal with the inevitable disasters and despair of life? Story and yoga of course! The Sufi story of Fatima the Spinner and the Tent takes the listener on a mythic yoga journey and finding meaning in trauma. * Read the downloadable PDF and Written Story with Yoga poses. * Listen to... Read more
Mythic Yoga - Mythology and Yoga for The Story of Life
The Mythic Yoga Studio Classes and Workshops for Fall 2014 Live workshops with Sydney Solis in DeLand, Florida and available as streaming video on Mythic Yoga: Ancient Hindu Myth and Personal Story -  4 weeks Thursdays 7-8:30 pm Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 Hear the stories of Hindu myt... Read more
YOGAKIDS to Use Storytime Yoga Book in Kids Yoga Teacher Trainings Section on Yoga Philosophy
Honored, humbled and grateful that YogaKids will be using Storytime Yoga The Treasure in Your Heart: Stories and Yoga for Peaceful Children in the yoga philosophy section of its Transformations training which is part of its 95 hour Children’s Yoga Specialty. OM SHANTI.   Teaching yoga p... Read more
"A Lifeboat and a Compass - Helping Youth and Families Heal with Yoga and Story
Click on the link below to hear Sydney Solis' powerful talk entitled: "A Lifeboat and a Compass - Helping Youth and Families Heal with Yoga and Story" as well as other recorded teleconferences on healing with story from renowned storytellers. Please feel free to share the link to Sydney's wonder... Read more
Mythic Yoga for Tween and Teen Young Writers - Listening to the Story in the Body
Get in touch with that part of us that connects to nature, which thinks beyond the intellect via the body. Hearing my telling of a Nasrudin story of inquiring into the question of "Who are you," got teens then listening to the voice of the silence in contemplative yoga practice, and reflective w... Read more
Renaissance in Live Storytelling and Yoga for Families to Save Civilization
It is four years ago today that my kids and I set off for our adventure to live abroad. Leaving Boulder and Colorado that I called home for 37 years, I first took my then 12-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter to Montserrat via Puerto Rico and Antigua for three weeks. We then moved to Buenos ... Read more
Storytelling and Yoga for Helping Kids Cope with Trauma
Last year floods devastated Boulder County, Colorado, including the small town of Lyons. The children at Lyons Elementary School had a great asset though to cope: School Councelor Michele Bourgeois. Michele knew that the kids needed something to deal with the trauma and devastation that closed t... Read more
How Teachers are Using Their Storytime Yoga Teacher Training
Bringing the joy and wisdom of story and yoga to kids is what draws in teachers from all over the world to train in Storytime Yoga. They know that the word and image and a story well-told are the best attention-holders and vehicle to teach yoga to kids. Trainees not only learn to find their voice... Read more