In this fast-paced, hustle and bustle world we live in, we often don’t realize how much stress and pressure our kids face. This can get in the way of their inner peace and joy. KAY (Kidding Around Yoga) Kids Yoga can help counter these pressures and can be beneficial in so many ways. It helps with flexibility, strength, endurance, coordination, and body awareness. It allows kids to connect more deeply to their inner self and build confidence and self-esteem. The techniques and poses we learn in KAY Kids Yoga help us increase concentration, focus, and a sense of calm. During class we weave in fun and silly games and songs with positive themes and messages like kindness, sharing, and compassion in a non-competitive environment. We stress inclusivity and focus on the self. This allows kids to master new things and increase their determination and perseverance.
In KAY Kids Yoga we learn breathing and relaxation exercises to help calm the nervous system and manage emotions. We reflect inward so they can recognize what they need and handle difficult situations properly. Everything we do in KAY Kids Yoga encourages healthy habits and a positive mind-body connection, which are very important tools to serve them for the rest of their lives!
KAY Kids Yoga is taught by Devon Olberding. Class is scheduled from 4-4:45 on Mondays for kids ages 5-12. The cost is $40 for a five punch card or $80 for a ten punch card or $10 drop in. To register contact First Street Yoga at [email protected] or call 319-895-8060.