Yoga For Kids


Kids yoga classes are designed to introduce a child to a healthy lifestyle. The main goal of kids yoga is to stimulate the physical, mental and emotional abilities of a child.

Kids yoga is also used as a form of therapy for children with different physical and mental conditions. You should check that only qualified yoga teachers are approved to teach yoga to children and that a recognised certificate.

It's easy to find a local kids yoga lessons for moms and babies, tots, pre-school, and school children on Yoga Class Near You.

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According to some yoga practitioners children can start yoga classes at the age of 2-3 weeks, as part of the mothers postnatal yoga routine. Mother and baby yoga classes are becoming increasingly popular in the USA, with more new moms choosing to join baby yoga classes.

Baby yoga class usually include massage, holds, stretching, singing and rhymes, game playing and relaxation. Interaction between mom and baby helps promote healthy development.

Classes can also include yoga for new moms, which promote an in depth toning of the pelvic and back muscles through postures.


Toddler yoga classes are offered by a growing number of yoga teachers and yoga studios. Toddler classes start between the ages two to three and a half, with a parent or adult.

Toddler yoga classes are fun, interactive classes based on yoga shapes, games, sounds and movement with the aim of developing the toddler's spatial awareness, co-ordination, creative expression and motor skills.

Toddler classes vary according to the instructor and are fun for both toddler and adult.


Yoga classes for young kids are usually focused on the introduction of yoga basics, rather than memorising and perfecting asanas and routines. These basic yoga techniques over time introduce the child to relaxation and self-control. Yoga breathing techniques can also be taught at this young age.

Pre-school children's yoga classes usually take the form of a game involving imitating, playing, singing and moving.

Many yoga postures are named after plants and animals and resemble them. By imitating animals children can learn and perform basic yoga poses.

These techniques help hold pre-school kids attention as they learn the basic yoga forms to improve relaxation and self-control.


Advanced Yoga classes are available for school children who have been practicing yoga regularly over an extended period of time and want to develop their understanding of yoga.

Advanced yoga classes require students with high stamina and core strength as well as full body awareness as they should be prepared to undertake yoga exercises at a higher skill level.