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Yoga & Meditation

Yoga & Meditation

Teaching children aspects of yoga & meditation has many wonderful benefits for their growth and development. Their flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness are enhanced, and additionally, their concentration, sense of calmness and relaxation will improve.

We live in a busy world, so it is important to take time during the day to slow down, practice basic stretches and promote exercises that have enormous benefits. Doing yoga allows children to connect deeply with their inner self, and develop a relationship with the natural world that surrounds them.

To facilitate this simply set up a yoga mat or a towel on a flat surface. There are many different stretches you can practice. Entice your child by inviting them to stretch like a dog on all fours, balance like a flamingo on one leg, breathe in nice and deep like a bunny or stand strong with your arms stretched out like a tree. Let them make a connection between the environment and their bodies.

If you prefer to have a bit more guidance you could follow this link below.

“The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.”

-B.K.S. Iyengar