General Benefits of Yoga

It is important for a child to build self-esteem, self-awareness and strengthen their mind and body. This is increasingly important in today’s society where children may be over-stimulated by technology and struggling to balance school and other activities.

Yoga can help your child develop a stronger body and build their self-confidence while quieting their minds. The benefits of yoga for children are numerous.

Benefits of Yoga

Physical Benefits

  • Develops body awareness, strength & flexibility
  • Builds balance & coordination
  • Relieves stress & provides a sense of general well-being
  • Tones internal organs & promotes overall good health
  • Assists with the performance of other sporting activities

Mental Benefits

  • Stimulates imagination, empathy & creativity
  • Builds self-esteem & confidence
  • Increases focus, attention & concentration
  • Develops mental balance & awareness
  • Improves performance in all areas of life including school

Spiritual/Emotional Benefits

  • Promotes self awareness & compassion
  • Develops a sense of connection & oneness with nature
  • Teaches one to honor ourselves, others & all living things
  • Builds discipline & a passion for learning
  • Teaches children to be gentle with themselves & others