Yoga is a good of mental and physical exercise which can help these young kids to relax themselves. Not only kids, even parents and pregnant women can opt for it. Yoga teaches to handle pain, stress and enable proper breathing too. There are different stages of yoga such as beginner, intermediate and advanced. People can choose based on their ability and need. Children should be subjected to less strenuous exercises as their bodies are still growing and intense yoga sessions can affect both their bodies and minds.
Yoga has become very popular among kids. Children yoga teaches them to handle stresses from school, peer pressure, sports and other every issues in life.It also helps to become mentally and physically strong, improves health, concentration and thinking ability. With yoga kids learn to think before reacting.
Other benefits of yoga for kids
- Yoga increases stamina levels, ability to do things and mental balance
- Enables to kids to learn about alphabets and numbers through songs and learning about body parts very interesting
- The singing and chanting done at yoga classes improves vocal skills
- Strengthens digestive system and provides relief from complexities like gas and constipation
Kids yoga program are full of fun and enjoyment. The kids may pretend to be animals like cat and dog while doing their exercise. The pose as these animals and make sounds like them. Some times a story with characters would be created to support all the exercises. All the exercises would be packaged in a manner that would interest the kids. The kids would have a nice and also get the benefits of yoga.
Those people involved in teaching yoga must takecare not mix religious beliefs and messages with yoga lessons. As students from various religious background would come for the classes and the teachers view may be different from that of the parents and the child. Parents buying books and Cds on yoga must also ensure they are suitable for the kids.
Yoga can be taught to the children at home by the family members. Otherwise, children could be sent to yoga teaching centres for learning.