Smiling Sun Sees Me: A Children’s Yoga Book. ~ Tanya Maria Mah

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on Nov 30, 2012
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Photo credit: Tanya Mah

Why do I believe in kids yoga?

Just because…

Because every child deserves calm and happiness. Because the earlier they learn good habits, the easier it is to keep doing them. Because I love yoga. Because it is a special gift that is not bound by language, nationality, religion or politics. Because growing up is hard enough. Because kids are natural yogis. Because I believe in the power of children in changing the world.

Let’s look forward to the next generation of yogis…it might just help make the world a better place for everyone.


(To receive a full version of Smiling Sun See Me, please email me directly at [email protected].)

Tanya Maria Mah is a designer, an occasional seeker of all things true, a yogi, a hippie (not a hipster), a teeny-tiny disco dancer, a sometimes-cook and an eternal optimist. She can be creative, is frequently inappropriate and aspires for inspiration. When asked for a bio she Facebook polled her friends for one word that describes her and they came up with the following: loves hearts, crazy (this was mentioned a few times!), sunshine, bubbly, meatball, mcskank (personal joke), excitable, spunky monkey, delicious, pixie and charismatically crazy (a new spin on an old favorite!) To get in touch, please email [email protected].

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7 Responses to “Smiling Sun Sees Me: A Children’s Yoga Book. ~ Tanya Maria Mah”

  1. stacy says:

    Wonderful children's book, great artworkThank-you for sharing =)

  2. Jenifer says:

    I also really like the artwork! 🙂

  3. tanya_maria_mah says:

    Thanks Stacy! xx

  4. tanya_maria_mah says:

    Thanks Jen! Whats your email addy – ill shoot you through a full version? 🙂

  5. Tripp says:

    Tanya! Just awesome! Truly. I have two kids under three and can’t wait to add this one to the bed time ritual. Where can I go to find it?

    Mahalo / Tripp

  6. tanya_maria_mah says:

    Amazing stuff Tripp! Its an e-book and only available as PDF – just send me your email so I can email you a full version – [email protected]! 🙂

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