Kids Need Yoga As Much As We Do

Kids Need Yoga As Much As We Do

You know those BIG feelings our kids come face-to-face with every now and then? Yoga can actually help calm your child’s nervous system and help them navigate those BIG emotions as they happen (maybe even before they happen).

Yoga for kids is also shown to improve focus and memory, help manage anxiety and reduce stress, and even improve academics.

By practicing yoga poses, children can learn how to exercise, develop confidence, and concentrate better – and we can help you get started.

There’s something about putting your feet to the mat. About walking into a room – quiet and still – knowing you’re about to ground your heart, calm your mind, and breathe your way out of the stresses of the day.

 

Fellow yogis know what we mean – the healing power that comes with every breath and movement of a session (and it’s all backed by science!). Pretty cool, huh? What’s even better – a growing body of research has already shown that yoga has tremendous benefits for kids as well!

 

And here's what it's showing:

 

You know those BIG feelings our kids come face-to-face with every now and then? Yoga can actually help calm your child’s nervous system and help them navigate those BIG emotions as they happen (maybe even before they happen).

 

Yoga for kids is also shown to improve focus and memory, help manage anxiety and reduce stress, and even improve academics.

 

By practicing yoga poses, children can learn how to exercise, develop confidence, and concentrate better – and we can help you get started.

 

Do you know we have an entire section of our store dedicated to yoga for kids? We also have a ton of mindfulness resources. From yoga toys for kids to yoga books, mindfulness gadgets, and affirmation cards, we have everything to get your little yogi started.

 

Some of our best-selling kid’s yoga (and mindfulness) toys include:

 

Yoga Pretzels.  

 

Yoga Pretzels is a vibrant and colourful set of 50 illustrated cards that provide a healthy dose of fun and education while teaching all the basics of yoga to help your head and heart. Practice bending, twisting, breathing, relaxing and more with your child or toddler (even grownups can join in!).

 

Glow Kiddo Glow Affirmation Cards for Kids

 

These colourful and whimsical affirmation cards are perfect for introducing children to the mindful practice of positive affirmations. Each affirmation is clear, simple, and speaks to children of all ages, making it easy to discuss feelings and promote confidence and security in kids. These durable cards are great for little hands, and they come housed in a hard case box.

 

 

Mindful Kids

 

Introducing Mindful Kids, the one-of-a-kind mindfulness activity deck for kids age 4 to 104! Make any moment mindful from morning to night with 5 categories of cards, designed to fit into each part of the day. Whimsical full-color illustrations on both sides of the cards provide easy-to-follow steps for each practice. The cards and 8-page instructional booklet include tips for children of a wide range of abilities, making this deck an inclusive tool for nurturing inner peace and strength.

 

Hoberman Mini Sphere

 

A calming toy that they won’t put down! Pull on the hubs and watch it open and expand! Push on any hub, tap it or roll it and it magically closes again. A great tool for practicing breath and a great addition to your "calming table" - breathe in as the sphere expands and exhale as it contracts. 

 

Mindful Tots Series 

 

This board book series for toddlers and up is a great tool for parents, educators and caregivers to provide kids with a short, mindful break. These adorable books are filled with a handful of activities and breathing exercises to help kids find a mindful moment in their day.

 

Check out our entire selection of kid’s yoga and mindfulness resources on our website.

 

Namaste

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