6 Ways Yoga Can Help Your Kid Chill Out

Stretching. Breathing. Mindfulness. Connection. Activity. Strength.

All words that describe the benefits of yoga for adults. But what about kids who take up yoga? Children actually reap the same benefits (and then some)—So why aren't more kids doing it?

In an age when kids spend most of their time inside staring at screens, it's important for them to be physically active in any way they can. Of course, running, playing, jumping and doing "kid" things need to always be part of their daily life, too, but yoga is a way for kids to be active and pick up skills that will help them in their daily life.

About the Author

Angela Bekkala

Angela Bekkala is an ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist and RRCA Running Coach. With a background in exercise science and over 15 years of experience in the industry, she is well versed in movement. She is the author behind the popular healthy living blog, Happy Fit Mama, that focuses on running, yoga, fitness and sharing nutritious recipes for the whole family.
Angela Bekkala is an ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist and RRCA Running Coach. With a background in exercise science and over 15 years of experience in the industry, she is well versed in movement. She is the author behind the popular healthy living blog, Happy Fit Mama, that focuses on running, yoga, fitness and sharing nutritious recipes for the whole family.

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