Book #2

Every night, when Naiya’s mom tucks her into bed, she tells her about a different woman who helped make the world a better place.  Join Naiya as she learns about the diverse careers of 99 Muslim women.

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120-page book

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Book #1

When Naiya wakes up to her busy, loud surroundings, she decides to escape into nature! In this book,
Naiya teaches you seven beginner yoga poses, to breathe and, most importantly, to smile!

Hardcover book
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A special collage celebrating our book tour!

Naiya in Nature Yoga Video!

Learn the seven yoga poses from the book by watching this video

By: Stacy Woolley, Founder of Sprouting Yogis


"Naiya in Nature presents foundational yoga postures in sweet and simple language; both children and parents will enjoy breathing, smiling, and practicing essential yoga asanas together. This book would have quickly become my favorite as a child with its beautiful illustrations and serene message. Teachers, caregivers, and parents alike can use Naiya in Nature as a tool for children to explore body awareness while quieting the mind. Perfect for fostering clarity in the morning, calming children during the day, or preparing the body for deep, peaceful sleep, Naiya in Nature will greatly benefit children and their caregivers with its pure and grounding yoga sequence."
Brittany Rosales, Core Power Yoga Instructor (RYT 200)

"Naiya in Nature is a sweet children’s book that introduces kids to yoga in a simple and utterly accessible way. Through a combination of storytelling and asana instruction, kids learn that yoga is fun, calming, and ultimately always puts a smile on your face. A great way to bring yoga into your young child’s life." Shana Meyerson, Founder of Mini Yogis Yoga for Kids

“Naiya in Nature is a perfect introduction to yoga for kids. The book has 7 beautifully illustrated poses that are easy to understand and flow naturally. The next time I need to calm my mind, I will remember Naiya, by taking a breath, and going to my favorite place."
Stacey Woolley, Founder of Sprouting Yogis

"Naiya in Nature: A Children’s Guide to Yoga is a beautifully written book that will delight children of all ages.  The placement of words throughout the book actively engage the reader as they discover all the little messages.  The illustrations create a sense of wonder as children discover how Naiya’s yoga positions mimic nature. Naiya in Nature: A Children's Guide to Yoga is a treasure of a book."
Kimberly Futami, Elementary and Biling Professor, California State University Fullerton
The Author:
Shazia Latif is an elementary school teacher in Southern California. She grew up in Rochester Hills, Michigan surrounded by a huge, funny family, close friends, and always lots of love. She earned her bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan and after getting married, she moved to California where she earned her teaching degree. Shazia loves doing yoga at the beach, taking long hikes, and spending time in nature. She loves to laugh and to make others laugh. Shazia keeps her eyes on the positive and beautiful parts of life and always remembers to smile!

The Illustrator: 
Palalee Puru is an artist based in Bang Na, Thailand.