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Yoga For Children

In young minds, yoga shines. A regular practice boosts confidence and self esteem as a child’s body changes and grows, through increased body awareness. Yoga calms the mind and brings a sense of peace to the body and spirit, even in stressful situations. Children who learn these techniques early on will be less prone to anger and anxiety as adults, along with a better ability to fend off stresses associated with peer pressure, body image, school work, and home life.

Yoga and its Relation to Children’s Health

Learning yoga techniques early prepare the child to lead a more balanced existence and a more gentle presence. I started teaching my daughter yoga from the age of 3 , she can now complete many asanas and currently now at 3 3/4 her favourites are little Buddha; Butterfly; Tree; Warrior, Cat and Dog.

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