We have always seen adults doing yoga, but have we ever considered introducing this practice to our children? As children encounter emotional, social, and physical challenges yoga practice can be valuable for them too as it is believed that the concentration, the poses lead to self-discovery. Today we list some benefits of Yoga for kids
• It encourages healthy habits
When kids do yoga they remain physically active and have a healthy lifestyle as well. It also teaches them a healthy approach towards eating and the ability to calm oneself and focus the mind.
• Improves physical flexibility
It promotes physical strength as kids learn to use all of their muscles in new ways. Each pose comes with a new challenge, helping a child know more about his body and how efficiently it works.
• Builds confidence and self-esteem
Yoga helps to develop confidence and self-esteem as when a children masters a particular pose it gives them confidence.It also teaches them to persevere, be patient, and work toward their goals
Kids these days are unable to focus on anything for a long time, and yoga can help them with it. It teaches kids to focus on their work and learn to pay attention on the pose by learning correct body arrangement.
• It strengthens the mind-body connection
Yoga help kids get a relaxed mind in a sound body by exercising the physical body and calming the mind. Yoga functions as a release regulator that lessens pressure and develop a strong and resourceful body, mind, and spirit. If children can learn how to relax and be still, they will be able to handle stress and pressure later in life.