Benefits of Yoga 4 Children

Some of the recognised benefits of yoga for children include:

  • Improves strength, balance and flexibility
  • Assists neuromuscular-development
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Encourages midline crossing motions; motor development on both sides of the body
  • Reduces injuries and improves performance
  • Improves digestion, circulation and sleeping patterns
  • Increases concentration, focus and attention span
  • Increases confidence and positive self-image.
  • Promotes thinking and memory
  • Expands imagination and creativity
  • Inspires respect for self and others
  • Supports character development and emotional intelligence
  • Enhances team skills and social interaction
  • Develops discipline and self-control
  • Supports individuality and self-expression

Why Yoga should be in the school curriculum