Practicing yoga from an early age keeps your kids strong and healthy. If your kids are going to practice yoga then start with easy yoga poses which should be practiced in proper sequence. Let’s check basic yoga exercises for kids one by one.
1. Shavasana (Corpse Pose)
Before starting other yoga poses you should calm your mind and relax your body for few minutes then it is good to start. Kids will love this because Shavasana is very easy. It is one of the easy yoga poses for kids. Just sleep and breathe deeply without moving your hands and legs. So simple.
[ More Details – Shavasana Steps and Benefits ]
2. Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana)
Now let’s start with the happy baby pose. It is one of the best yoga exercises for kids which is easy to practice for the beginners.
- Lie flat on your back.
- Just raise your legs and hold your feet with both the hand as shown in above image.
- After few seconds release your pose and come back to the starting position.
- Stand straight and slowly bend forward.
- In the beginning, it will be difficult but after a good practice, it is possible.
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4. Vriksasana (Tree Pose)
For kids standing on one leg is difficult but they will enjoy it.
- In the beginning, stand straight.
- Fold one leg and place your feet as shown in above image.
- and raise your both the arms up.
More Details – Vrikshasana Yoga Pose Steps and Benefits
Cat pose is one of the favorite yoga exercises for kids because the final shape of the pose looks like a shape of a cat.
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6. Downward Dog Pose
Another favorite yoga pose of the kids is dog pose. The final pose looks like the shape of a downward dog.
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Butterfly or Baddhakonasana is also one of the favorite yoga exercises for kids. Children’s will enjoy sitting and flapping legs continuously. This butterfly pose is effective to strengthen thighs and abdominal organs.
More Details – Steps and Benefits of Butterfly Pose
8. Shavasana (Corpse Pose)
After doing all the above poses let’s end with the corpse pose. Corpse Pose (Shavasana) is the perfect relaxing pose for kids. Corpse pose is effective to calm your whole body and soul.
More Details – Steps and Benefits of Corpse Pose