Do Yoga with Your Kids!

| 4/27/2011 6:08:50 PM

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Bend, twist and turn upside down for a happy baby and healthy child!

When kids do yoga, it helps them develop flexibility, balance and coordination. It’s a wonderful non-competitive exercise that strengthens their confidence and concentration, as well as their body.

child doing downward dog 

Getting children to sit (or stand) still long enough to teach them yoga is not always easy. As a mom with two enthusiastic yogis, here are the tips that work with my tykes: 

Release expectations and go with the flow. With limited attention spans and children embracing some positions and rejecting others, the practice will be spontaneous and collaborative. Allow the experience to flow in whatever direction the little ones want.

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