Yoga increases coordination. Yoga poses strengthen muscles and maintain flexibility.
Yoga improves concentration. Yoga poses require full attention to a child’s body, muscles and joints to properly execute each move.
Yoga encourages a calmer mind. Focus and breathing create a winning combination for calming the mind and being able to release distracting or negative thoughts.
Yoga alleviates stress. Can a toddler get get stressed out? Well, tension often presents itself as temper tantrums in toddlers and preschoolers. Through yoga, children learn breathing exercises to help diffuse those emotional flare-ups during the day.
Yoga promotes self-expression. Yoga for toddlers is not a zen-like experience!
Imagination and creativity take centre stage as children imitate animals and express themselves in a non-competitive, nurturing environment.