Dancing with Butterflies: Discovering Mindfulness Through Breathing by Adrienne Barr
Target Age Group: 06 - 10
Oh no! What's this feeling Leah has as she prepares for her very first dance recital?
Her mommy thinks it's butterflies, but that cannot be. Everyone knows butterflies aren't in our tummies. Or are they? In this meditation for
beginners' book, Leah learns that deep breathing exercises are not only relaxing, but the perfect way to calm her tummy. This beautifully illustrated mommy and me book encourages readers to manage anxiety with an easy-to-read story. Designed to educate children and parents on the power of breathing techniques to overcome anxiety, this book encourages African-American children to recognize the beauty in body
awareness, so they have the confidence to dance their way to their dreams!
Grab your copy for the special little dancer in your life, and don't forget it's a great read aloud book for any diverse classroom.
Adrienne Barr, a proud single mother, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in Telecommunications at Johnson C. Smith University. Adrienne often jokes that her daughter earned the degree with her, as she had her daughter a few months before she graduated. She enjoys doing community service, spending time with family and friends, and various other activities in the Triad area of North Carolin