Children's yoga classes open up a new world of experience
Life is becoming increasingly stressful for adults and children. Busy lives, frantic schedules, stress, anxiety, worry over money and relationship spill over into family life. It is hard being a parent and its hard for children too.
Children can feel parental stress and they need a way to deal with stress and enjoy the world that lies ahead of them. With this in mind, yoga teachers are embracing the world of children's yoga. A growing number of teachers offer yoga for children that introduces them to yoga in a playful way.
What can children expect in a kids yoga class?
This really depends on the yoga teacher. Children's yoga incorporates elements of yoga, massage, movement music, and games.
Yoga teachers create children's yoga classes designed to engage children. Classes are specifically created for children, they will include warm-up games before moving onto before practising sequences. To keep children engaged, pose sequences are broken up with games, stories, music, singing, playing instruments, storytelling, and drawing.
Every class will be different and every teacher will bring their own ideas, creativity and personality to a class. Some franchises will offer the yoga teacher pre-planned set of sequences and activities whilst other teachers will develop their own.
Ultimately yoga classes for children have to be fun, engaging to hold children's attention.
How old do children have to be to join a yoga class?
Yoga classes start with baby yoga, toddlers, pre-school yoga and upwards. Baby yoga is proving to be popular amongst young mums continuing the mum and baby bonding process while encouraging baby to express their new found creativity and freedom of expression.
Toddlers and pre-school children will have lots of fun, with games and singing that brings a light touch to yoga practice.
Do schools offer yoga classes?
A growing number of schools have introduced yoga in the classroom creating a sense of well-being and mindfulness that helps children improve their focus, concentration and well-being. Check that your school offers yoga. Some do, some don't, it depends on funding and the school management.
How long does a typical children's yoga class last?
Whilst an adult expect 60 minutes of non-stop direction-following yoga session. Little yogis have short attention spans, this means that classes are typically shorter and time is spent on games and activities. Teachers will asses the children to ensure inclusiveness in the yoga class.
How much can I expect to pay for a kids yoga class?
A quick search on the UK's number one yoga finder - Yoga Class Near You, London baby yoga classes range from £10 up to £50. The median price is around £15. These type of classes tend to be small and the instructor will pay more attention to the mother and baby.
On Yoga Class Near You, many of the instructors will have special introductory offers or block deals where mums can get a better price for committing to a set number of classes. These tend to be the best value.
How do I choose a yoga teacher for my children?
Use Yoga Class Near You, it has FeeFo independent reviews that can give you a real insight as to whether mums thought the classes were well run, interesting and engaging for their children's. Look for 4 or 5-star rating these are the best instructors as rated by yoga mums.
You should also check that they are qualified to teach yoga to children and that they have a DBS certificate. A DBS certificate confirms that they have been checked and are approved to teach children.
Make sure they have valid insurance. You can ask a teacher to show you their certificates. You can see on Yoga Class Near You if they have DBS and insurance on their profile page.
Where can I find children's yoga classes near me?
Most searches start with Google, however, if you wish to find the very best instructors head for Yoga Class Near You. It has a good selection of yoga teachers who offer children's yoga classes and you can easily check out reviews, watch their videos, check out their qualifications and you can find kids yoga classes near me.
The big plus for this website is you can use the filters to find specific types of children's classes such as baby yoga and quickly compare prices.
Book your child into a children's yoga class near me use the search or find a class by city. Remember these classes are popular so its best to book in advance.
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