It’s amazing how quickly the new year has arrived, and how many changes and successes have occurred over the year. How can we continue to build strength and mindfulness with our kids? Incorporate the following yoga poses, breaths, and juice blends in the months ahead to get a head start.
Strike a Pose
One way I enjoy beginning the day with my little girl is by getting her involved in yoga while she wakes. My daughter and I pick three poses to wake us up, such as mountain, tree, and butterfly.
You and your child should focus on breath during each pose. A great go-to for this is inhaling through the nose for three counts and then exhaling through the mouth for five counts. This calms the mind and body while releasing toxins. It does wonders for us parents, too.
In mountain pose, the goal is to stand with our toes together and heels one inch apart. Arms should be either to our sides or in prayer pose pressed together in front of the heart. Stand still and close your eyes, breathing and balancing yourself for the day.
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