Discover the Importance of Yoga in a Young Life

In today’s educational pressure, technological development, and parents’ busy schedules, our kids live very stressful lives. Sumedha adds value to their lives full of busy schedules, school pressures, continuous drills, video games, and a competition to remain ahead of everyone.
At
Indian Yoga Girl, Sumedha explains the importance of yoga to counter these stresses. 

With yoga for kids online course, we educate children to enhance their mental as well as physical health, recreation, and impatient recognition. We teach them to focus on their ability to drive their lives hurdles with a little more ease. 

To practice yoga at an early age develops confidence and consciousness with an activity that connects the physical body with their quick changing minds. Yoga for kids encourages teamwork with empathy, instead of competition that adds values as a parent’s gift to their loved ones.

Yoga Poses for Kids

There must be a common scene at every home. An imaginary pile of actions falling and converted into headstands. Headstands quickly change into racing cycles. Gangplanks descending into loud incredulity. Kids are great acrobats. Simple yoga asanas should be rooted in the small human body. Below are some poses which are beneficial to the kids. 

Pranamasana (Prayer pose)

Pranamasana is the first step of Surya Namaskar. This is a standing pose that helps to strengthen the muscles and bones of the legs, knees, ankles, butts as the maximum pressure comes on the legs. All leg joints develop the ability to sustain pressure by practicing this pose regularly.

Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)

Bhujangasana is known as Cobra pose also.  The posture of a cobra is reflected in this pose as a practitioner has to raise the head like a cobra. While doing this yoga pose, arms, wrist, hips, ankles, neck, etc., are equally involved to practice this yoga pose.
Daily exercise of this yoga pose strengthens the spine, helpful in the normal functioning of abdominal organs; this pose is a great stress reliever, excellent in curing sciatica, and many more.

Tadasana (Mountain pose)

Tadasana is often known as Mountain Pose, is a basic pose of all yoga forms. It can be the first step while starting your yoga practice that tremendously works on enhancing your posture.
In this simple pose, all body parts should be aligned such as the erected spine, keep your legs firmly grounded, arms straight and head uprooted. This yoga pose corrects body posture and improve awareness, strengthens leg muscles, and many more. 

Vrikshasana (Tree pose)

Vrikshasana causes balance and stability to the mind and body, improves focus, and strengthens the hips, legs, back, and arms muscles.

Vajrasana (Adamantine pose)

This yoga pose is the only yoga pose that can be done after taking meals. It helps in reduces the blood flow to the lower body parts and increase blood flow to upper body parts which are ultimately helpful to the improved digestive system, well working lungs, and sharp brain.

Hasta Padasana (Hand to foot pose)

Hasta Padasana involves the contribution of both, hands and feet. It is a standing yoga pose in which the practitioner has to bend forward and slowly take the hands to touch the feet.
In this pose, a practitioner has to maintain a balance between the exhalation and inhalation. Regular practice of this yoga pose gives amazing results in constipation, hair loss, back pain and also helps to increase height.

Parvatasana (Mountain pose)

Parvatasana represents the characteristics like stillness and strength of a mountain. Body parts incorporated in this yoga form are erected spine, wide chest, elongated arms.
This yoga pose involves a complete focus on your breath while practicing. Regular practicing of this yoga pose helps a practitioner connect with the inner peace and reconnection to the sheer pleasure of life. 

Dhanurasana (Bow pose)

Dhanurasna is also named as bow pose because it looks like an archer’s bow. In this pose, one has to lie down on his belly and try to hold his bent and upraised ankles with his palm. In this practice, the body shape reflects the shape of a bow.
It works wonderfully if practicing correctly and regularly as, in this pose, the entire front of the body is to be stretched. Apart from this, it helps in strengthening the back and helps in the proper functioning of the abdomen and neck.

Veerbhadrasana (Warrior pose)

Regular and correct practice of Veerbhadrasana results in strengthening the main body parts such as arms, shoulders, thighs, and back muscles. This pose reflects the energy of a bold fighter. It helps in maintaining balance in the body, helps in increasing stamina. Most effective in frozen shoulders.

Nada Yoga is a wonderful medium of teaching yoga by using sounds for children to start yoga. Nada yoga is the easiest and most definite way for a child to begin yoga practices. It will lead to wellbeing and the proper development of the body and helps in inclining the mind with the body. The Team at Indian Yoga Girl is being helpful in practicing Surya Namaskar, even at seven years of age. 

Sumedha insists Upa-Yoga techniques, which are beneficial to both children and adults. Some other asanas are helpful for children to improve their mindfulness. The benefits of each pose depending on the body structure, type, and metabolism of a child. If a pose will beneficial to one it may not be beneficial to others. It is advisable to practice yoga under the vigilance of a trained yoga teacher. 

Frankly Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the right age for kids to start practicing Yoga?

7 to 18 years.

Do you offer trial Yoga class for kids before joining?

Yes, one class.

Are parents allowed to attain Yoga session with kids?

Yes, we can have private family yoga classes.

How long is each Yoga session for kids?

45 minutes

Will kids be able to practice the Yoga skills online?

Yes

Do kids need to have their own mat?

Yes