Preschool age children are showing signs of stress and anxiety in Western countries!Research on yoga and mindfulness benefits for kid’s is growing and has already shown that yoga can improve:
focus, memory, self-esteem, academic performance, and classroom behaviour and can reduce anxiety and stress in children. This includes in school based programs (www.health.harvard.edu (www.sciencedaily.com 2018/04.).
Energy levels are enhanced (2017, University of Waterloo, sciencedaily.com).
More benefits of children’s yoga
Adults benefit from mindfulness to assist with:
cultivating compassion and kindness
decreased stress and anxiety
increased self awareness.
Benefits of yoga:
awareness of their body
builds strength and posture
build co-ordination and concentration
develops balance and flexibility
better blood flow and breathing
encourages imagination and social skills
builds kindness and compassion
enhances brain development and energy levels.