Importance of Yoga Daily Exercise
Yoga is an exercise that is healthy for the body and mind. Yoga practice can be simple as well as complicated. There are many types of yoga, starting from beginners to the extremely difficult postures for the most experienced persons. It says that yoga has to power to awaken supreme powers of mind. A daily routine of practicing yoga is beneficial for the health. It can evoke a refreshed mind and an energetic body. Yoga can heal wounds and cure many ailments that are failed by the modern medicines. Each yoga posture is meant to flex a particular part of the body and this is why yoga is considered equivalent to medicine for many diseases.
Yoga for Fun
Yoga practice need not be tough and painful. It can as much be fun when did in the right way with the right persons around. There are yoga practices that demand the help of another person. These postures are meant for couples or a group of persons. The couples yoga can be practiced by any two persons, even along with children. These days many yogis are releasing DVDs that contain their way of yoga practice. Some have slow paced yoga steps while others have faster movements. The point is to make the muscles move.
Yoga opens up the mind to have clearer thoughts and vigil. When we practice yoga with our family it boosts our confidence, which is very important for the survival in today’s world. The family yoga practice helps to reduce the stress and anxiety. The family yoga must start with kids; the earlier the kids learn this practice the more flexible they will be. Kids have the tendency to copy their parents, and doing it as a family is more fun and the good health will be forced to follow them.
Some fun yoga daily exercises to do with children
- Partner Boat Pose: The feet and palms of two persons are joined together while in sitting pose. Slowly rock back and forth. For children singing the rhyme “Row your boat” will add attraction.
- Frog pose is lots of fun and squatting around on the toes will help them have a good balance of the body.
- Bridge pose is done by lying on the floor/mat and raising the hips up and down while the feet are firm on the floor.
- Clock Stretching is done by sitting on the floor and stretching the legs to the sides. Stretch the arms apart and move them from side to side as in a clock’s needles.