Baby yoga

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Baby yoga is not only a great way to spend time with your baby; it is also an effective way to keep your baby active and healthy.

 

The baby could be a part of either the mother’s routine or more traditional exercises. You don’t need to be a yoga expert and you certainly wouldn’t be expected to twist your baby into funny and complicated positions. Baby yoga classes often involve simple massages, stretches and simple yoga moves. These movements can vary from simply holding babies’ arms up above their heads, crossing their arms over their bodies and holding them upside down.

 

 

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The moves and stretches are known to help release blockages of tension within the muscles and energy in baby’s growing body.

 

 

Benefits of baby yoga include help with stimulation of the physical, mental and emotional abilities of a child. Babies who do yoga are said to be more relaxed and calm, and have enhanced flexibility and strength.

 

 

 

There are many other benefits for you and your baby to discover while practising baby yoga; here are just a few:

 

  • Strengthens the bond between mother and child
  • Helps improve digestion
  • Aids in motor skills
  • Helps to improve sleeping
  • It’s soothing
  • Acts as a stress release for the baby
  • Improves muscle tone and maintains flexibility
  • Helps to improve body awareness and sensory integration
  • Yoga exercises are very soothing. Moreover, an expert can prescribe a therapy for babies with different physical and mental ailments.

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Teaching yoga can begin as early as at the age of 2 to 3 weeks, so find a yoga class near you and enjoy spending time with your baby.