We offer Yoga for Children classes at Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Gandhinagar, Guwahati and Kolkata. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Yoga is beneficial to children in many ways. Children encounter emotional, social, and physical challenges or conflicts, a dedicated and intentional yoga practice that includes breathing techniques, behavioral guidelines, and physical postures can be incredibly valuable for them. Yoga is something children can practice anywhere and that the breathing, the concentration, the poses, and the way children learn to act or react to situations, will lead to constant self-discovery and inquisitiveness.
Yoga introduces cornerstone values such as non-harming, truthfulness, moderation, cleanliness, gratitude, and self-discipline etc. There are the five key areas where children benefit from the practice of yoga, and each of them improves their overall well-being.
It Enhances Physical Flexibility: Yoga promotes physical strength because children learn to use all of their muscles in new ways. Whether a pose is done standing, sitting, or lying down, each one can challenge various muscle groups while helping a child become aware of his body and how it efficiently functions.
It Refines Balance and Coordination: Balance is a key element of yoga. Balancing poses were created to promote mental and physical poise, as mental clarity and stability emerge from the effort of trying the poses. Even if a child has difficulty standing on one foot, she learns mental and physical balance if she can stay calm when she falls and when she gets up to try again. As children learn to improve their physical balance, they will be filled with a sense of accomplishment. Coordination is also closely tied to balance and promotes overall dexterity.
It Develops Focus and Concentration: The act of practicing poses encourages children to clear their mind and focus on the effort. As a result of this single focus to achieve a particular pose or stay balanced, yoga helps children to focus and concentrate in school and get better grades, several studies note.
It Boosts Self-Esteem and Confidence: Yoga helps to instil confidence and to bring learning to children on an experiential level. When a child masters a pose, it gives him confidence and self-esteem. It helps to provide building blocks for the future. It is our responsibility to develop our children's sense of wonder and to give them a strong sense of self so they know where they belong in this world and can contribute to making their community a better place. Yoga also provides tools for practicing compassion, mindfulness, generosity, focus, strength, and flexibility.
It Strengthens the Mind-Body Connection: Yoga helps children achieve a sound mind in a sound body by exercising the physical body and calming the mental spirit. As parents we want our children to act and behave with mindfulness and with compassion, to be brave, to know love and happiness, and to find inner peace.
Since the modern world moves very, very fast for children, it's not long before they feel all kinds of pressure (personal, parental, social) to keep up with everyone around them. Yoga functions as a release valve that alleviates pressure and as a foundation to nurture and develop a resilient and resourceful body, mind, and spirit. 
What is the minimum age for a child to practice yoga?
A child can practice yoga from the age of seven or eight.
What are the different modes of Siddhartha Yoga services for Children?
i) Yoga at your place: You can avail our services at your place by hiring a yoga expert from us. The yoga trainer would come down to your place and take yoga classes 1 to 6 days a week depending on your requirements.
ii) Yoga Workshop: You may also opt for 1 or 2 days yoga workshop at your place for children.
iii) Group Yoga: If you have a group of children, and want to conduct yoga classes at your place, then we can send children yoga teacher at your place. The teacher would conduct 30-45 minutes classes daily for a period of 1 to 3 months or as per your requirement.
Siddhartha Yoga offers "Yoga for Children" services at Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Kolkata and Guwahati.
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