“I didn’t know what to expect and was pleasantly surprised at how fun
and dynamic the class was. My daughter thought she was at a party!”
mum to Amelia, 5
“I like yoga because we run on all fours and pretend we’re lizards.”
Joshua Goold, 5
Yoga for children combines the many ways in which a child learns: visually
There are so many benefits from introducing children to yoga from the age of 3 onwards. The body focus improves posture, range of movement in joints, strength and flexibility. Yoga can also have a powerful effect on a child’s behaviour: it has elements of discipline and patience. It gives a child their own "me
", which they need - just as adults do!" Yoga improves co-ordination
and immune system
, yoga does offer the ability to master challenging poses and children experience a powerful increase in self-esteem as their abilities develop
– Breathing and focus is a main component in these sessions. Children who practice yoga are generally able to concentrate better and for longer.
– Childhood obesity is on the rise and yoga provides a powerful technique for kids to grow stronger and healthier
Lower stress levels
– Children today are often overscheduled, face tough competitions, exams and peer pressure. Yoga can help them ‘chill out’!