WHY YOGA IS GOOD FOR UR KIDS?
3 Benefits of Yoga for Young Kids
1. Yoga can also boost children’s self-esteem
Yoga for kids can do wonders for their self-esteem. Perfecting a pose or improving their balance and flexibility can give young children a sense of personal empowerment. Parents may join in the fun with their kids and let their kids lead you because often they are better than adults at doing the movements, which is a great way to build their confidence and good family bonding.
2. Enhances children’s concentration and memory
Practicing yoga requires concentration of both the mind and the body. Kids have to pay attention to the movement of our bodies and how our breathing coordinates with those movements, the different types of moves require children to focus and work on their memorization skills which can help them improve their academic performance.
3. Yoga Improves Mood
Kids these days are busy. They go to school all day, have extra lesson like tuition and homework in the evenings, family time and more extracurriculars on the weekends. yoga helps kids to relax, relieve stress and anxiety, sleep better, improve emotional regulation, increase empathy, and improve mood.
Like any physical exercise, practicing yoga helps kids to release their negative thoughts and feelings, bring about mental clarity, and feel better about themselves. When we do something physical, such as yoga, we release endorphins, creating feelings of calm and happiness.
Kids can even join with their friends and it’s a non-competitive environment, they can have fun together while also learning so much about themselves!