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Secret Positives of Yoga for Children | Maryville Online

Secret Positives of Yoga for Children | Maryville Online

A person who is proficient in practicing yoga is called a yogi, and kids have natural potential to be yogis. Their developing bodies are flexible, they’re used to being inverted (upside down), and they’re excited and open about trying and experiencing new things. Many people think yoga means twisting one’s body into impossible positions, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Yoga can be difficult, but it can also be quite simple. While yoga poses do have traditional Sanskrit names — which can be fun for kids to learn — they can also be described in plain terms, like “happy baby pose.” When described this way, it’s easy to see how yoga is accessible to everyone, even children. Check out this resource to see how yoga can be beneficial to children, learn some easy poses to do with kids,... Show More

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