yoga for children

Blog-19 – Urdhva Dhanurasana

Urdhva Dhanurasana Meaning: Urdhva = Upward : Dhanur = Bow : Asana = Pose What is Urdhva Dhanurasana? Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow Pose) is an uplifting posture. It stimulates the nervous system and opens the heart, and can leave you glowing with energy and vitality for the rest of the day. Urdhva Dhanurasana can also be used as a tool for

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Blog-18 – Purna Dhanurasana

Purna Dhanurasana Meaning: Purna = Full/ Complete : Dhanur = Bow : Asana = Pose What is Purna Dhanurasana? Purna Dhanurasana commonly known as Full Bow Pose is an advanced asana. The Sanskrit name Purna Dhanurasana is derived from three words, the first Purna, which means Full, the second Dhanur, which means Bow and the third Asana, which means Posture. This asana gives an intense stretch to the abdomen.

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Blog-16 – Bhujangasana

Bhujangasana Meaning: Bhujang = Cobra : Asana = Pose What is Bhujangasana? Bhujanga means snake in Sanskrit. The Bhujangasana is also called the cobra pose. This energizing backbend resembles the raised hood of a cobra. It is often practiced on its own or as a part of Surya Namaskar. Demonstration Method- steps: Step 1 – Lie on your stomach and

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Blog-15 – Traditional Food Habits and Yoga for children

Help our Children understand our Traditional Food Habits: Let us give the traditional foods to our children, for that we should know what our ancestors ate. We are living in the world of Junks, fast foods and processed foods which is the primary reason for allergies and chronic diseases. Let us give healthy foods like dry fruits (almonds especially), fibrous

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Blog-14 – Garudasana

Meaning: Garuda = Eagle: Asana = Pose What is Garudasana? Garuda is the Sanskrit term for eagle. Indian mythology suggests that Garuda was the king of all birds. Being a representation of the mythical phoenix, they say that the Garuda identifies itself with the “all-consuming fire of the sun’s rays”. Demonstration Method- steps: Begin by standing in Tadasana. Bend your

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Blog-13 – Importance of Yoga for children

Today’s children are raised in a highly competitive world where they have busy working parents, face immense social pressure for scoring better and forced to take up games or extra-curricular activities only to win a trophy. As a result, kids have a low self-esteem, health issues like high/low blood pressure, low immunity and lack of proper sleep at a very

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