How to do yoga with your children?
Like any other kind of exercise, doing yoga has a lot of benefits for your well-being, practicing this activity gives tranquility to our mind, it also is a perfect method for self-discovery and to achieve inner peace, likewise, it gives a lot of physical resistance to our body and flexibility to our muscles and joints.
Everybody can do yoga although sometimes it looks like a hard-to-try activity, there are different ways to adapt its routines for different ages. For example, there are exercises designed specifically for a mother to do with her baby, as well as routines for children, which are perfect for relaxing and having fun.
Contrary to popular belief, nowadays kids are exposed to different types of stress, which affects their physical and mental performance, mood and concentration. In these particular cases, yoga is a powerful ally, since it helps them to learn how to face conflictive situations, develop their concentration, respiratory skills, and body movements.
Some of the yoga benefits for children are:
- Improves posture
- Strengthens muscles
- Increases physical endurance and flexibility
- Improves concentration
- Increases self-esteem
- Unwinds the mind
- Enhances patience, love, and respect
Here are some simple stretching and breathing exercises that you can do with your children at home. You will love them!