Jan 192011

Storyland Yoga: Interactive Family Fun (ages 3 to 8)As a busy stay-at-home mom of three boys, it can be hard to find room for uninterrupted exercise, and doing yoga only happens in the once-in-a-blue-moon moment, when I have the two little ones napping at the same time. With three boys, who have a hard time sitting still, following the instructions of an exercise dvd can also prove to be a challenge, so when we first tried out the Playful Planet Storyland Yoga dvd for kids, I was a bit skeptical about how this kids yoga dvd would be received by my kids. 

Before I knew it all three boys ages 18 months, 4 and 8 were running around making bear roars, snaking along the floor, doing the downward dog and more. I was very impressed, and while the kids and I have now tried out the Storyland Yoga dvd from Playful Planet numerous times, it does not get less interesting with time. Even my 18-month-old loves doing his stretches, and while he still thinks certain exercise moves need to be done in the arms of his mother, he still has a blast.

Storyland Yoga is the perfect solution to combining yoga with having fun with my kids. It is a fun, interactive yoga dvd for kids that is geared towards kids ages 3-8. For mom Storyland Yoga is a great dvd for a warm up, and I usually turn on the Storyland Yoga dvd to exercise with the kids before I get on my excercise bike.
Ahmed Fahmy is a certified childrens yoga instructor, and his unique approach to yoga engages children and makes them forget that they are exercising. Fahmy has the kids doing yoga poses such as the downward dog, cobra, child’s pose and more without them even realizing it, he uses two fun and action-filled stories “Save the Whale” and “Condor Trek”to keep the children’s attention, and through his stories he is passing on a very eco conscious message.

Storyland Yoga has won several awards including the 2010 Parent’s Choice ApprovedDr.Toy “Best Green Product,” and Preferred Choice from Creative Child Magazine)
About Playful Planet
Playful Planet is a family company run by Karen and Bryan Duggan, a married couple and parents to five-year-old Lily. With histories in the film and media world, the Duggans began developing ideas for programs, books and films, and once their daughter was born they were inspired to make a better future for their daughter.

Buy It
You can buy Storyland Yoga at amazon.com 
(A portion of the proceeds from the Storyland Yoga dvd is donated to the “Save the Wahels” and “Kids vs. Global Warming” Foundations.

Win It
Karen and Bryan Duggan, Playful Planet’s founders are generously giving a copy of Storyland Yoga to one of Frugality Is Free’s readers as part of the Start Off Fresh event.

1st Mandatory Entry  (1 entry) 
Giveaway Closed: 
Winners Will Be Announced at the Winner’s Page.
Go to Playful Planet and come back and tell me something new that you have learned about Playful Planet or Storyland Yoga

This giveaway will end Monday February 21st at 10 p.m. EST.  

The giveaway is open to U.S. residents 18 years old or older. I will chose the winner via Random.org, and the winner will be notified by e-mail. Make sure to leave your email, or have your contact available on your blogger profile. The winner will have 48 hours to respond, and if there is no response another winner will be chosen. 

Disclaimer: I received a complimentary copy of Storyland Yoga for the purpose of this review and giveaway. I did not receive any monetary compensation, and the opinions expressed above have not been influenced in any way by other than my own experience with Storyland Yoga and Playful Planet.

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