Kids and Teens Yoga

Young adults often need to take time for themselves, learn to breathe well and deal with the stress and fatigue that often accompany intense studies.

This yoga class aims to increase well-being. Students are encouraged to use the tools offered in yoga to deal with the challenges of life.

The session is divided into four sections:

  • A moment where students can identify their emotions according to their physical sensations
  • Exercises to reduce tension
  • Simple yoga poses, sun/moon salutations
  • Breathing exercises
  • Deep relaxation and yoga nidra

Practicing yoga is one of the best ways to turn the mind away from stress and bad habits. According to a study done at the University of Cincinnati USA, children and youngsters who learn to master their breath and emotions have the skills needed to cope with difficult situations.

Yoga for 5-9 year olds

This class approaches yoga in a fun, interactive way, with postures inspired from nature and animals. The session is playful, sometimes with music, and students are encouraged to observe their breath.

Children learn to direct their emotions and feel more confident in their bodies.The class ends with relaxation and/or time for drawing which allows them to focus on the present moment and not think of anything else.

Kids yoga increases strength, flexibility, coordination, concentration and self confidence in a non-competitive environment.

 

Yoga for teenagers 13-17 years

Youngsters often need time for themselves to learn how to breathe well and handle the pressure and fatigue that can accompany intense studies.

The yoga session is divided into four parts:

  • A moment to identify and share their emotions based on their bodily sensations
  • Exercises to eliminate tensions
  • Simple poses, sun/moon salutations
  • Breathing exercises
  • Deep relaxation and yoga nidra

Yoga is one of the best practices for reducing stress and dealing with poor habits.