We all know we are constantly looking for original activities to engage our little one´s in. Have you ever thought about yoga? And how about if you can add some Spanish into the mix? That´s exactly what Lina Navía, former telenovela star, turned yoga instructor has so beautifully created with her Ümbral Yoga con Lina Navía DVD.
Lina has set out to educate the Hispanic community about the health and wellness benefits of yoga as an integral part of our lives through classes and now this completely-in-Spanish DVD . Children as young as three years old can reap many of the benefits of yoga, while having fun at it and never realizing it´s actually good for them.
The DVD includes a 45-minute session for adults at a beginner´s level. I went immediately for the 25-minute children´s session because I´ve always wanted my girl to learn yoga poses as soon as she was old enough to focus and participate. Lina manages to captivate you by the first couple of scenes with her charming and, at the same time, calming personality.
She guides the kids through yoga poses (but don´t tell the kids that!) by having them use their imagination and pretend they´re taking a bath and reaching for the soap and shampoo (stretching). They will together go to the beach, pretend to be a serpent, a dog, a cow, a fly-eating frog, climb up a coconut tree, surf waves, visit a farm, and all while stretching, breathing, gaining balance and using their imagination. Kids won’t even know they are getting a work out and doing yoga. To help put your child in the pretend-mood, they´ve added cute and well-placed sound effects.
Plus, children get to practice words for animals, colors and common objects in Spanish!
I wished my yoga classes were this entertaining and imaginative.
The DVD is available for purchase for $14.99 via www.umbralyoga.com. You can also enter to win one here!
This giveaway is now closed. The winner is #7-Evelyn. Congratulations!
You can enter to win a copy of the DVD Yoga en Español con Lina Navía by leaving a comment telling us how you believe your child can benefit from practicing yoga in Spanish. You can watch a preview of the children´s portion of the DVD here.
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