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6 Benefits of Yoga for Kids

Parenting
By Robyn Parets, founder of Pretzel Kids® You may already know that practicing yoga has many health benefits. But did you also know that yoga and mindfulness is beneficial to children as well as adults?  In fact, there’s a lot more to yoga than just the physical activity. Yoga is a well-known way to reduce stress and calm your mind. This is ideal if your child is excitable or anxious. Yoga also offers children an outlet to burn and recharge energy in a focused way. Finally, yoga is not competitive, which helps boost a child’s self-confidence. And, most importantly: Kids love yoga!  In this article, we’ve compiled 6 health benefits of yoga for kids. We think that by reading this list, you’ll have a better understanding of why the ancient practice of yoga is so much more than jus...