Article by Ayaz Khan
The 5000 years old Vedic art, yoga has benefited aspirants, irrespective of all ages. Likewise, chilren are also blessed with the numerous benefits that are derived from yoga practice. With the passing time, yoga has become an integral part of children’s life. Kids of this age, don’t have much leisure time to play aimlessly or to relax in their own ways. Yoga gives these little hearts a fresh air to relax and rejoice. By practicing modified forms of pranayama, meditations, Kundalini yoga and various physical postures, kids can develop physical fitness as well as self and social awareness.
But, it is the responsibility of the parents to help kids love yoga and practice it on a regular basis. Not by imposing it on them, but through various ways a parent can induce the interest. Play a good kids yoga DVD at home and let your child watch it. Surely they will be keen on doing such activities infront of their peer group. Reading interesting yoga books to your kids is also another great way of guiding them as children tend to do what they read in books. Spirit Voyage, an online music company, has such a beautiful collection of children’s yoga books from which one can easily find suitable yoga DVDs and yoga books for the kids. The charming story line along with the amusing illustrations will make the kids laugh and at the same time will teach them what yoga is all about. The basic of this age old art is put in a very different way in these books which will surely captivate the tender hearts.
My Daddy Is a Pretzel: Yoga for Parents and Kids by Baron Baptiste, Babar’s Yoga for Elephants by Laurent De Brunhoff, Child’s Play Companion Book by WAHare few from the collection. Each of these books has something unique in its store for the children. When one of the books has basic guidelines of yoga practicing for both child and the parents, another features funny illustrations of the poses and postures suitable for the kids. Fly Like A Butterfly by Shakta Kaur Khalsa is another kids yoga book which is rece ntly rated as the “most comprehensive children’s yoga books” by the Yoga International Magazine. This book with its more than 150 duo-tone photos of kids enjoying yoga exercises, is sure to win the heart of that little ones.
Spirit Voyage also offers a range of Yoga for Kids DVD collection. Choose a good kids’ yoga DVD from the vast range which includes Child’s Play, Shanti the Yogi – Mountain Adventure DVD, Children’s Yoga Song and Meditations and many more and help your kids practice yoga from an early age. Let the little hearts explore and enjoy a blissful world of unending happiness by practicing Kundalini yoga, meditation, pranayama and asanas.
About the Author
The author writes for Spirit Voyage which is an online yoga music store offering different CDs and DVDs for practicing Kundalini Yoga and other yoga forms. Spirit Voyage also offers different kinds of yoga clothes and yoga accessories such as yoga rugs, meditation cushions and yoga mats.