Yoga began in ancient India more than 3,500 years ago as an important Hindu religious practice. Today people around the world practice hatha yoga (focusing on bodily postures) because it is good for them! Yoga helps to build muscle strength and flexibility, and improve posture and balance.
Yoga teacher Leah Giovengo will teach Family Yoga this Thursday, July 15 at 2:00 PM. The program is designed for parents and their children age 4-10. Parents will spend special time with their kids, while having fun and learning about yoga! Class will include individual and interactive partner yoga, yoga games and relaxation. No yoga experience is necessary.
Leah teaches several classes for kids and families at Schoolhouse Yoga. She holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology and is a certified child and adolescent yoga instructor. She is currently heading a research project, Yoga for Anxious Children, at the University of Pittsburgh.
Sign up, enjoy the program and then read some of these books on yoga for children and teens!
Yoga for Young People. Liz Lark
Babar’s Yoga for Elephants. Laurent de Brunhoff
Twist: Yoga Poems. Janet S. Wong