Benefits of Yoga for Children - Peace and Self Confidence

Improves strength and flexibility
Increases self confidence and builds a positive self image
Increases emotional strength
Nourishes creativity
Builds co-ordination and balance
Teaches self acceptance and self love
Increases sensory awareness and general body awareness
Develops self-discipline and self control
Helps build concentration
Fortifies all body systems: skeletal, nervous, circulatory, digestive, respiratory, hormonal and muscular systems and improves understanding of anatomy
Increases awareness of breathing and deepens the breath
Is non-competitive

Expands awareness of nature, animals and the environment
Helps build inner strength
Encourages cooperation and teamwork
Teaches how to relax and reduce stress
Encourages compassion, generosity and respect