Carolyn Lundie, owner of YogaButtons, shares tips on meditating and easy to do yoga poses for kids.
Eight slender arms — a few circled by bright friendship bracelets — reach up and overhead to limber the muscles of pint-sized athletes. The under-11 soccer players stretch and, later, massage away kinks by rolling on foam tubes.
It's a Vancouver yoga class for athletic kids, a group that's getting injured at a higher rate than ever before, doctors say, because of growing specialization in sports at a young age.
So much of childhood today takes place at a breakneck pace. Hurrying to after school activities, eating on the go, even rushing to bed. When life is that busy, many adults turn to yoga for relaxation, tension release and to get on a path toward a healthier lifestyle. But did you know that preschool yoga can be beneficial too?