Yoga: 2 Articles

Learn how yoga can help kids and teens become more mindful

Mom laying face-up on a yoga mat while holding a baby and smiling

Introducing Yoga to Children

Children live in their bodies, and since yoga is a form of mindfulness practice that focuses on the body, it is a natural fit for parents and professionals who are teaching children to become more mindful. But contrary to common media portrayals, yoga is not about being able to achieve awe-inspiring, acrobatic pretzel poses. In fact, there is a saying that yoga is not about being able to touch your toes; it is about what you learn on the way down.

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Introducing Yoga to Children 2018-04-18T12:22:28-04:00
Mother and daughter unroll a yoga mat

An Introduction to Parent-Child Yoga

When the pace of family life speeds up and everyone is pulled in different directions, a partner yoga break with your child is an easy way to connect and practice mindfulness. Partner yoga is a wonderful way to be fully present together—a tune-in versus a tune-out. Even if you have never practiced yoga, there are plenty of poses that are easily accessible as well as fun.

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An Introduction to Parent-Child Yoga 2018-04-18T12:25:05-04:00