Published on 04/1/20
Submitted by Coleen Vanderbeek, Director of Autism Services
8 Reasons Why Yoga is Beneficial for Children
1: Yoga increases physical activity.
2: Yoga teaches children to relax.
3: Yoga is for all children.
4: Yoga helps children to control their emotions.
5: Yoga helps with self regulation skills.
6: Yoga improves muscle strength and flexibility.
7: Yoga can help to improve attention span and focus.
8: Yoga helps children develop balance and coordination skills
There are several wonderful child centered yoga videos available on YouTube. Some our favorites are:
• Cosmic Kids Yoga
• GoNoodle Yoga