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More Benefits of Yoga for Kids

on January 19, 2012

I LOVE the opening to this blog post from Adoptions Together. It sums the “WHY” yoga for kids so well”

“Our children live in a hurry-up world of busy parents, school pressures, incessant lessons, video games, malls, and competitive sports. We usually don’t think of these influences as stressful for our kids, but often they are. The bustling pace of our children’s lives can have a profound effect on their innate joy—and usually not for the better. Yoga, a simple and safe series of gentle poses, postures, stretches, breathing and physical exercises can help counter these pressures. ”

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