Thursday, December 17, 2009

Yoga Isn't Just For Adults Anymore

“Yoga classes for kids provide a safe place for children to explore their bodies and their feelings. Classes are age and developmentally appropriate. For example, toddler-age classes (for ages 1-3 years) are short in duration and move quickly, engaging little ones with songs and play. Classes for children ages 4-12 incorporate imagination with animal imitation, games, art and storytelling, while classes for teens begin to integrate more structure and traditional yoga postures. Children of all ages are introduced to techniques such as slow, deep breathing that promote relaxation, self-soothing and help them...

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