Have you ever wondered what are the true benefits you are gaining during your yoga practice? And why should your kids start to practice yoga at a young age? Read this article to find out what the many health benefits you and your kids are gaining while participating in a yoga session and an OM Warrior Kids OM Adventure video.
YOGA EXPLAINED TO KIDS
Thousands of years ago, the ancient yogis lived in the forest, the mountains, and the caves of India. They observed their land, and saw how the world around them moved in harmony. They mimicked the movements of the life living around them and that was when the ancient yogis created the practice of yoga. Yoga strengthens our bodies and helps us gain confidence.
When we tense our muscles just before relaxing, while practicing yoga it teaches the body the difference between tension and relaxation, and it helps us to relax more deeply. While practicing mindfulness we’re relaxing our bodies and letting our minds take a break.
THE BENEFITS OF YOGA
Despite the mixed emotions about the practice, yoga is beneficial to kids and people of any age in many ways. Because humans encounter many emotional and physical challenges, a daily 3-15 minutes dedicated to a yoga practice that includes breathing exercises and yoga poses can be very valuable for for any OM Warrior, of any age! Yoga is something anyone can practice anywhere at anytime, that the breathing, mindfulness meditation, the fun and engaging poses.
- It Enhances Physical Flexibility
- It Refines Balance and Coordination
- It Strengthens the Mind-Body Connection
- It Boosts Self-Esteem and Confidence
- It Develops Focus and Concentration
As you can see, there’s a variety of reasons everyone should participate in yoga, it’s beneficial for the mind, body and soul.
FIND YOUR OWN SAFE SPACE AND START YOUR OM ADVENTURE TODAY!
Namaste OM Warriors,
Certified Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation Instructor for Kids and One of the Youngest Teachers in the Nation.