What to Expect from Yoga for Children 5-7 years
Yoga is an exercise for our mind, body, and breath. Therefore, it is ideal to start a yoga practice for children when they are very active in the early stages of their lives. Yoga for 5 year olds can be explained in simple terms like making shapes with your body. It makes them feel good. The body becomes stronger and flexible, the mind becomes calm, and we feel joyful, and experience improved sleep quality. · The parts of their brain that regulates emotions are still in the developing stage. Hence yoga for 6 year olds will help them recognize different emotions like stress, depression, and anxiety and manage the situation effectively. This will help them inculcate healthy lifestyle habits too. · Yoga can improve concentration and memory and it boosts self-esteem in children. Different yoga positions for children include Easy Pose (Sukhasana), Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana), Cow Pose (Bitilasana), Cat Pose (Marjaryasana), Bow Pose (Dhanurasana), and Hero Pose (Virasana). They can learn mindfulness through yoga at an early age and become more contented in their future life.