Kids yoga 5-10 years old
The philosophy of yoga is known for thousands of years. In yoga, the goal when we exercise is to free our body, emotions and mind from tensions.
The children exercise joyfully in yoga, because it’s in their nature to discover new ways of expression through their body. Even in the infant age of 3 years old they can do yoga. It plays an important role in the correct development of children, while it can help specially children who face learning problems, sleep and speech disturbances or have to face asthma and headaques.
Particularly Hatha yoga, which derives from the observation of nature, plants and animals, one can easily find names that excite our fantasy, such as lion, mountain, tree, turtle, sun…So the week child for ex. identifies his/herself to that and feels strong like a lion, the insecure child to a big mountain and the one that faces learning problems gains self-esteem through experiences.
Yoga for children is:
Magical supplies to gain strength in mind and body
Conscious body postures-asanas
Ability to transform in whatever they like
Joy and vitality
Imaginary trips- Meditation
Painting for little artists
Laugh with their hearts
People all these years named these as yoga for children. It’s mostly an imaginary game and exercise coming from the observation and imitation of nature as said before. Here spontaneousness and vitality come first because children do not exercise yoga but live it.
What does yoga offer to children?
It’s a tool that helps the normal and complete growth of a person in body, emotions and thoughts:
Many many more….