Yoga for Kids, School Children in Liverpool and KnowsleyBenefits of Yoga for School Children

Did you know that anti-bullying, health and wellness and character education are common themes in our schools today? This is achieved by focusing on educating the whole child in mind, body and spirit. Yoga, by nature, supports this learning.

The following are some of the benefits of yoga to support the education of the whole child, thus maximizing the learning process:

  • Provides students healthy ways to express and balance their emotions
  • Promotes a more relaxed, comfortable state of being – the perfect state for teaching and learning
  • Brings students into the present moment – the most basic requirement for learning
  • Encourages community and connectedness both socially and within the classroom setting
  • Helps to create an atmosphere of confidence, enthusiasm and non-competitiveness where everyone can succeed
  • Eases anxiety and tension during exam periods
  • Enhances focus, concentration, comprehension and memory
  • Provides opportunities for reflection, patience and insight, reducing impulsivity and reactivity
  • Supports social and emotional learning
  • Improves listening skills
  • Wakes up sluggish minds and creativity as needed
  • Enhances organizational and communication skills
  • Improves posture, assisting students to sit comfortably for long periods
  • Enhances motor skills and balance
  • Improves mind/body awareness and connection
  • Improves confidence and self-esteem
  • Encourages respect for oneself and others

Courses can be run on a four weekly basis offsite at our dedicated studio in Huyton, Knowsley. To discuss in more detail you can call the studio on 0151 480 9252 or use our contact us form here.