In this class, students learn a sequence of yoga poses which specifically promote children’s balance, concentration, flexibility and strength. Yoga Joy Saigon kid’s classes engage students in individual, partner and group yoga games with fun props including: balls, puppets, parachutes, ribbons, bubbles, blocks, books and more. This class builds self-confidence, self-esteem and self-awareness through playful movement. Developmentally appropriate skills in Numeracy (numbers, patterning, counting, shapes) and Literacy (oral language, listening) are explored through our engaging thematic lessons as well. These themed classes bring children on a journey where, through guided movement, they learn a variety of yoga poses. In these classes we may- spend A Day at the Beach, Blast off to OuterSpace or Trek through the Jungle. This series is designed to stimulate a child’s imagination, promote fitness and build self confidence!
More than just a game: Yoga for school-age children
Yoga improves balance, strength, endurance, and aerobic capacity in children. Yoga and mindfulness offer psychological benefits for children as well. A growing body of research has already shown that yoga can improve focus, memory, self-esteem, academic performance, and classroom behavior, and can even reduce anxiety and stress in children. Read full article