Babies Do Yoga: Yo Re Mi for Child Development

Babies Do Yoga: Yo Re Mi for Child Development

Often when we tell people we do yoga and mindfulness with young children, they are incredulous. They wonder "Really, can kids even do yoga?" The answer is that children are natural yogis. Sure, a yoga class with toddlers will be a bit more active, playful and a lot more fun than your typical adult vinyasa class. But the goals are the same...connection, self-awareness, presence, mindfulness, and overall health and well-being.

“The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” - Thich Nhat Hanh

Babies naturally move through various yoga poses as they progress through developmental milestones. Returning to some of those most foundational movements as children, teens and adults can help us all tap into our core being. 

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