Yoga for Children Barre VT
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WTF 6th Dan, PRC Sports Council Sifu (Master - Xaio wan Chuan Kung fu), Teaching credentials from Oregon, Texas in curriculum, administration, and several content areas K-12
Ph.D. University of Oregon Curriculum, Psychology 1997
Yoga for Kids
Can yoga help your children?
Over the past few days, we discussed Padmasana, Ardha-Padmasana and¬† Talasana poses.¬† Today, we will take a break from these poses and discuss some other aspects of yoga.
Well, some of my readers have sent me Emails asking me what is the ideal age for a person to take up yoga and whether their children are allowed to do yoga or not? On this, I would like to say just one line which will answer all their queries:Â¬â ¬† Yoga is not only for adults , it’s also for children.
Yes, it is absolutely true that yoga is for all ages.¬† Try and recall that in my earlier posts, I have already mentioned that yoga is the only medicine which doesn’t have any side effects. This amply proves that children can definitely take up yoga as it will not harm them in any way. Rather, children will¬† derive multiple benefits from yoga.
It is usually observed that not many children are sent to¬† attend the yoga classes but one has to acknowledge the fact that children too have a stressful life and yoga brings relief and relaxes the body.¬† Children can overcome their stress and pressure with the help of yoga.
Yoga at an early age helps in building up concentration and a sense of calm. Besides the children gain physical and mental¬† strength too.¬† Children also learn self esteem and co-operation which soon becomes a personality trait helping them in the long run.
The benefits of yoga are far reaching and parents...