Yoga Moves For Kids

Gone are the days when the life of the kids was carefree. Today's children are loaded with work and they too undergo lot of stressful activities.

They have to travel long distances for studies and always experience mental and physical pressure pertaining to school, home work and so on. After school activities also have to be carried out in this world of survival of the smartest.


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Yoga can definitely help them to find relief from body pain as well as mental fatigue. It also helps to increase the level of concentration and encourages kids to face life with more confidence. Yoga has been incorporated in schools too and it is a very good practice. It helps to channel the energies in positive manner. This helps them to be a little less hyperactive.

Recommended Yoga Postures:

The recommended Yoga Postures for kids are Camel pose, Three Part breath pose, Tree pose, Dead corpse pose, Forward bend pose, Triangle Pose and few other simple postures. The yoga postures should be advised depending on the strength as well as age of the kid. Pranayam will be difficult for them to learn and tough they may take some time gaining mastery over the posture, it will surely show good results.

These Postures can be practiced as under:

Dead Corpse Pose

  1. Lie flat on the ground with your legs spread apart and arms at and angle of 45 degree from your body
  2. Close the eyes and take deep breaths
  3. Relax completely
  4. Scan the body. Concentrate on the affected organs and let it relax
  5. Stay in this posture for ten to fifteen minutes

This posture can be practiced in the beginning as well as end of yoga sessions as it rejuvenates the mind as well as the body.

Forward Bend Pose

Its termed as Halasana. It works greatly to relax the central nervous system and all bodily organs. It also reduces the chronic pain in various body organ. You need to follow these simple steps:

  1. Stand in an upright position
  2. Bend forward and touch your toes with your hands
  3. Stay in this posture for quite some time
  4. Slowly relieve from the posture

Triangle Pose

This posture of yoga helps to provide strength to the lower back as well as thighs. It involves the twists and stretch which relaxes the lower limbs as well as helps to provide relief from the chronic back pain.

You need to follow through these steps:

  1. Stand Upright
  2. Slowly spread your legs outwards
  3. Bend forward
  4. Support your body with your hands on the ground
  5. Move your left toe towards your left hand
  6. Stay in this posture for quite sometime
  7. Let your left toe do back to the original position
  8. Bring your right toe to the right hand
  9. Stay balanced
  10. Now take your right hand up in the air
  11. Look upwards
  12. Repeat with the other side

These are simple exercises which can be learnt and practiced by the kids and they should be encouraged to do so.

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