IS YOGA UNIQUE?
It costs virtually nothing to set up a
time for yoga lessons. A 10-minute yoga session per day is adequate.
There is no need for any equipment. Any open classroom is sufficient for
holding a yoga class.
Yoga is not presented as a religious
practice, nor does it conflict with any religion.
Yoga makes a significant difference in
the sense of well-being of children of all ages and from all
Yoga generates positive emotions and
teaches children to be gentle with themselves and others.
Regular practice of yogic postures
enhances the ability of students to concentrate, to deal with impulsive
behaviour, and to think more clearly.
Yoga helps mental equilibrium and
reduces stress and helps children to relax and release tension.
Yoga helps children develop life long
health habits (mental and physical), i.e. acquaints them with the option
of healthy daily exercises for the brain and the body.
Yoga offers students a safe and balanced
way for them to relate to themselves and to their surroundings, inner
& outer awareness.
Practising yoga increases
self-confidence as the students measure their own individual success and
Yoga creates a group cooperation &
vocabulary in a playful manner.
Yoga has an exhilarating and calming
effect, and could lead in later life to a marked reduction of stress,
postural and blood pressure problems and nervous disorders.
enjoy associating the name of a pose with the characteristics of the
animal it represents.