Friday, June 3, 2011

Children & Yoga

Children, even as young as two years old, can benefit in many ways from learning yoga according to Michelle Mitchell, co-founder of YoKid and our own in-house expert on yoga for children. Yoga can help kids develop greater confidence and self-esteem; increase focus, awareness, and concentration; and develop better control over emotions and stress.

To learn more about the "kid yoga" movement, here's a couple of interesting articles:

"Yoga for Kids" (Yoga Journal)

"Raising a Generation of Children on Yoga" (Washington Post, 5/10/11)