Yoga For The Children

Children Yoga

Children are born yogis, and yoga helps their imagination to flow, their worries, frustration, and relaxation sorrow. Their self-confidence to shine, and their minds and hearts to be aligned. Yoga has a soothing effect and assists in enhancing body consciousness, self-control, flexibility and coordination. The benefits of yoga are various, especially for children with hyperactive and attention deficit disorders.

“Yoga therapy” benefits children with down syndrome, cerebral paralysis, autism and many other developmental disorders as yoga demonstrates an increased perception of the body, special breathing exercises grow and activate specific brain centers and reinforce optic nerves. Along with this “music therapy” paired with asanas and a healthy calming for the child will work wonderfully.

Parents need to be stress-free and enjoy practicing yoga with their child for all this to happen first – trust me it’s a lot of fun and satisfying too!

 

Simple Yoga for Children.

 

Yoga is all inclusive, educating us about history, sports, mental well-being and so much more. Children are ideally suited to be exposed to the art of yoga with their fresh minds, which not only helps their physical development but also emotional and mental health. The asanas help in their physical growth while the practices of pranayama aid in their concentration, calmness, mental growth and overall development.

Below is a simple guide to a few asanas that you can introduce to your child as you work together to develop a taste for yoga. Through names and postures that mimic various animals and other aspects of nature, the child can connect easily to certain poses when they execute them.

 

 

Cat Pose (Yoga for Children)

Keep your knees down.

Tilt your pelvis and place your chest parallel to the ground while keeping your hands on the ground.

Inhale as you look ahead, and make sure your spine is inwardly arched.

Exhale and hunch your shoulders as you look down.

 

Dog pose

Start by sitting with your legs spread out forward on the table.

Moving both feet backwards, raising up the shoulders, straightening the knees and elbows and creating an inverted ‘V’ shape.

Now hold out the width of the shoulders of the neck.

He has to point his fingers ahead.

Lift the wrists, and open the shoulder blades.

Start moving your heels toward the board.

Keep place for a couple of seconds. Keep a concentrated hand on your big toes.

 

Snake Pose

Lie flat on your back.

Place your hands behind you.

Join your hands with your fingers intertwined.

Lift your chest off the floor slightly as you softly inhale.

 

Fish Pose

Lay down with your legs spread out, on your back.

Lift your head and neck off the floor with your arms backrest.

Now place the head crown on the surface.

Place your arms on the floor, next to your chest.

Generally breathe.

 

Tree Pose

Stand up next to you with your arms straight.

Face off the floor with your right hip.

Place the sole of your foot flat over your left inner thigh with your palm.

Join your palms in pranam once you achieve your equilibrium, and look ahead.

Generally breathe.

 

Cobra Pose

Start by lying with your legs straightened out on your stomach.

Bend your elbow neck, and place your palms on either side next to your chest.

Lift your top off the floor.

Lie down on the floor, lift your trunk slowly, and head alone with palm support.

The arms at the elbows will be bent.

Arch a little backwards on your face.

Check to press your navel against the concrete.

 

Mountain Pose

 

Start by sitting with your legs spread out forward on the table.

Moving both feet backwards, raising up the shoulders, straightening the knees and elbows and creating an inverted ‘V’ shape.

Now hold out the width of the shoulders of the neck. He has to point his fingers ahead.

Lift the wrists, and open the shoulder blades.

Pull your heels away from the board.

Keep place for a couple of seconds.Keeping your eye on the big toes.

 

Boat Pose

Sit in Dandasana / Staff Pose, straight back, with legs spread out.

Inhale and raise the two legs up to 30 degree angle.

Stretch out your hands to the left.

Have your heart active and stop hunching your back.

 

Parent tips ( Yoga For Children )

Set aside a special day time for yoga. Take some time in the morning or in the evening, and relax deeply.

Make it a fun session with them, start with just a few minutes every day, get colorful yoga mats, you can even coordinate your yoga outfits … anything that will make it interesting.

Take a look at some fun yoga-mats for children.

Practice barefoot exercise, and wear comfortable clothes.

Placed some soothing music in a happy mood.

Before doing the yoga asana make sure the child has not eaten something right.

Show your child the picture, and use them.

Let your child do as much as he can, don’t  overpush it.

 

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