YOGA FOR CHILDREN
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This article discusses yoga as a potential tool for children to deal with stress and regulate
themselves. Yoga provides training of mind and body to bring emotional balance. Yoga means ‘union’ or‘connection’. In Sanskrit, the word ‘yoga’ is used to signify any form of connection.Yoga is both a state of connection and a body of techniques that allow us to connect to anything.Conscious connection to something allows us to feel and experience that thing, person,or experience. Yoga means ‘union’ or ‘connection’. In Sanskrit, the word ‘yoga’ is used to signify any form of connection. Yoga is both a state of connection and a body of techniques that allow us to connect to anything.Conscious connection to something allows us to feel and experience that thing, person, or experience. The experience of connection is a state of yoga, a joyful and blissful, fulfilling experience.The experience of connection is a state of yoga, a joyful and blissful, fulfilling experience.Children need such tools to listen inward to their bodies, feelings,and ideas. Yoga may assist them in developing in sound ways, to strengthen themselves, and be contributing social beings. How children and young people in today’s world face numerous expectations and constant stimulation through the Internet and other media and communication technologies. One reason why children experience stress and mental health challenges is that globalization exposes the youth all over the world to various new demands,standards, and options. There is also increased pressure to succeed in school, partly due to increased competition but also a diverse range of options available for young people in contemporary times than in the past. Yoga improves children’s physical and mental well-being.Similarly, yoga in schools helps students improve resilience, mood, and self-regulation skills pertaining to emotions and stress.
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