Yoga for Children

No two individuals are ever the same. You cannot equate children. You can only create equal opportunity.

– Sadhguru

Yoga for kids is a specialized branch of yoga for the little ones that prepares them to become future leaders. Hatha Yoga for kids work on a grass root level and brings out the best in a child and make him utilize his full potential. It offers a unique opportunity for every child to experience bliss right from their formative years and help them shape their future early in life.

Every child is, and it is through yoga that a child develops a sense of oneness with life. Isha Hatha Yoga enables a child to celebrate the innate gifts gifted to him by the Almighty, and while a child might not appreciate yoga in the first few classes, he will start enjoying once he begins experiencing a change in his well-being.

Kids yoga classes at Yogpriya offers unique programs specially designed for kids that develop an attitude of self-care in them. The courses are designed to create an atmosphere of optimal health and enjoy inner peace in children. The yoga for kids program is very different from the one dedicated for adults or women; it teaches through an exploration of fun, love, and joy, allowing each child to understand self-exploration closely.

Isha Hatha Yoga teachers offer the yoga for kids program, trained under the guidance of Sadhguru. The program begins with teaching children simple life-enhancing asana and kriyas, which does not require rigorous body movements and children find it effortless to practice.

Fun games and small plays are also conducted for children to break the monotony and develop a sense of belonging and unity with life. The benefits that yoga for kids offer to children include enhanced concentration and memory, more focus, and improved mind-body coordination together with the prevention of obesity, asthma, sinusitis, and other chronic ailments.

The yoga for kids classes at Yogpriya is open to children aged between 7 and 12 years only.

Practice Benefits

  • Develop a routine to practice yoga and enjoy its numerous benefits
  • Healthy and Active Lifestyle, suitable for sports
  • Cooperation & Compassion for other living beings
  • Peaceful & Relaxed State of Body & Mind
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Confidence
  • Discipline & Responsibility and Kind Social Interactions

Practice Requirements

  • Children must be older than 7 and younger than 12 years of age
  • Low-level intensity
  • No experience of yoga necessary
  • Further details released after registration

Benefits for Children

Most Importantly, IT’S FUN!

  • An awareness of their breath

    Being aware of one’s breathing is the highest level of attainment of life and fulfillment, and when kids understand their breathing patterns, it energizes them and encourages relaxation, depending on what they are taught. Different yoga postures help kids connect to how their bodies feel as a result of deep breathing. It increases focus and enhances their breathing and lung capacity.

  • Energizes them

    Yoga, when practiced religiously by kids, support their overall growth. From aiding their digestion process to increasing their height and maintaining an optimum weight, Yoga impacts kids in multiple ways. It develops muscles and builds strength that is helpful for them when they carry heavy loads or when they participate in various games.

  • Improves balance

    Yoga teaches kids to become more balanced, which, on the other hand, enhances focus and attention span of kids in classrooms. Various poses and games focused on balancing skills, develop a natural strength, spark a meditative feeling, and promote calmness and tranquility of the mind. This can help kids deal with the stress of living in a chaotic world, and they learn to cope up with the competition.

  • Makes them flexible

    It is essential for a kid’s body to be supple and flexible; it gives them confidence and makes them eager to do anything. The Yoga poses undoubtedly offers much strength to their bodies coupled with energy, which aids their muscle strength.

  • Makes them express themselves

    Yoga helps create awareness in the body, and gives kids a way to express themselves, build a strong connection between what they hear and what they do. Children that have good body awareness are more confident and strong, have better posture, breathe better, and have a sense of quiet strength.

  • Calmness through Meditation

    Yoga is meditative by nature, so when a child holds a balancing posture, either sitting in meditation or moving through a series of poses, there’s going to be a calming, soothing quality.