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Title:Shape of Yoga
Alt. Title:Manténgase en Forma con Yoga
Pub. date: June 2009
Edition: 1st
Includes: Spiral bound book
Audience: Multiple Audiences, Hispanic, Adult, Child, Parent, Elder
Language: English, Spanish
Description:Shape of Yoga is a booklet of 10 basic yoga poses that encourages families to exercise together with yoga, building strength and flexibility. It teaches simple techniques to show others how to perform basic yoga moves along with nutrition tips throughout the booklet.
Funding Source: California Department of Public Health, Network for a Healthy California, USDA SNAP
Developer: Network for a Healthy California-Latino Campaign
Organization: California Department of Public Health
Phone: 916-449-5400
Length: 37 pages total (includes Spanish and English in one book)
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes.
Reviewers Comments: Each of the yoga poses has a food or nutrition-themed title, such as "standing carrot stick", "banana peel", and "folding quesadilla." The pose is accompanied by instructions and photos demonstrating how to do the pose. Photos include parents alongside children of both genders doing the exercises together. The photos represent adults and children of mostly Hispanic ethnicity. Each pose also features a short nutrition tip to help stay healthy. A blank calendar is included at the end of the booklet to help participants track their progress.
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Online Booklet (PDF| 2.12 MB):
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: California Department of Public Health
    Contact: Customer Service
    Mail: P.O. Box 997377, MS7204
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
    Order URL:
    Cost: 1.75 per booklet
    Avail. in Qty: Yes

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