Children can derive enormous benefits from practicing yoga. Physically, it can enhance flexibility, strength, coordination, balance and body awareness. In addition, their concentration and focus, levels of anxiety reduce and relaxation improves. Doing yoga, children exercise, play, connect more deeply with their inner self and practice being present and mindful.
Children's yoga helps makes them feel good, which also increases their confidence and breathing exercises in kids yoga helps calm and center them. Kids yoga builds positive peer and social Interactions as they learn that poses look different from person to person, child or adult and in that way they respect differences. Yoga can also help kids to be creative and express themselves.
A comment from Autism Key in the US where yoga is used extensively in certain state schools and as a therapy for Autistic children state “that yoga helps address kids' heightened anxiety, poor motor coordination, and weak self-regulation”
Harvard.Edu noted in 2016 “research studies also suggest that yoga can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by improving the core symptoms of ADHD, including inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. It can also boost school performance in children with ADHD.”
The Myga Kids Yoga Mats are designed in the UK with your child in mind, with a textured, non-slip surface helping your child to keep their footing, while the 6mm thickness adds cushioning to protect young ankles, knees and other sensitive bones for a more comfortable practice and above all the perfect size so they feel safe and that they belong. An added advantage of a child size yoga mat is it’s just the right size and weight for them to carry by themselves.
Specification: 6mm thickness, 150 x 55cm
Constructed out of PVC these Myga Children’s yoga Mats have been tested for colourfastness and to ensure they’re no nasty chemicals or heavy metals that can leech out, keeping your child safe and free from contaminants.
Each Myga kids yoga mat has eight fundamental poses on the reverse of the mat making them easy to remind, remember and master. On the front side there are brightly coloured kid friendly designs with unicorns, rainbows, surfboards, dinosaurs and ice creams. All kid yoga mats have been designed with lots of input and help from little Yogis as well as tested and approved. Should you want to connect with your child through yoga, than we have the perfect matching adult mat.