It’s no surprise that kids are busy and potentially overwhelmed these days. I know I demand a lot from my little ones and constantly have to remind myself to chill out, take a deep breath and let them be kids.
Ahhhh, deep breaths. They’re good for the soul, aren’t they? I need them and so do my kids. Thank goodness there’s yoga!
I discovered yoga 16 years ago. My family and friends weren’t too familiar with it and thought I was joining a new religion. Deep breaths, meditation and prayer poses? Yeah, they thought I was crazy until it became well known a few years later. I never thought about having my kids do Yoga until they begged to have their own mats and join me in my morning Yoga routine. They loved the funny poses and laughed as we all tried to balance on one foot or sit in an invisible chair.
After doing it for several years and feeling the benefits myself, it’s no surprise there are benefits for our kids as well.
Here are just a few of the benefits that Yoga can offer our little ones…
Perhaps, standing like a tree, hanging like a monkey and breathing like a lion can be just what our busy kids need.
Here is a list of great Yoga videos for kids to get you started!
Would yoga be something your kids would enjoy?
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