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YOGA FOR EVERY BODY

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by NYMetroParents Staff

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Practicing yoga with your kids with special needs allows you to positively bond with them while also allowing your kids to transfer their attention from the stresses of the day to yoga poses that help them relax and focus on breathing.

The benefits of doing yoga with your kids include achieving relaxation and positivly bonding with each other while also challenging you and your child both mentally and physically. Practicing yoga allows children to realize they are in control of their own breathing; young and nonverbal children are affected by everything around them, but breathing exercises allows them to concentrate and avoid distractions for the time being.

Below is a collection of features and advice on the benefits of yoga for kids:

Yoga for Every Body: Choosing yoga as a lifestyle will lead you and your child to success that has nothing to do with standing on your head and everything to do with balance

Yoga Poses and Breathing Exercises to Help You and Your Child Relax

Yawning Yoga: A New Book That Redefines the Bedtime Routine for a Truly Restful Good Night's Sleep

Tips on How to Bond with Your Non-Athletic Child

Local News

Karma Kids Yoga in Manhattan's West Village Offers Prenatal Classes

Jewels institute Yoga Raises $6,000 for Kid's Speech Therapy Program

Family Yoga in Westchester County



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