"My daughter loves the club! It has helped her with calm breathing when she is upset & her confidence is growing weekly! Thank you so much Sara!" Nicola
Yoga connects children's hearts, minds and bodies in a way that no other form of exercise can. Mindfulness helps today’s children cope in a busy, materialistic and technology focused world. Too many children suffer with stress, mental health issues and obesity. The Wonder Tree sessions incorporate non-competitive, energetic and relaxing yoga with mindfulness games and activities in a playful way so that children of all ages, fitness levels and abilities can grow their inner and outer strength.
Resilience and self-belief are encourage, helping children to understand how wonderful they are.
Mindful practices allow children to be in the moment, to just be.
Focus and self-discipline are developed, encouraging concentration and listening.
Yoga postures support the immune, respiratory, circulatory systems.
Self-respect is developed - body confidence, self esteem and self awareness.
Deep breathing will calm and enhance learning capacity.
Mind-body connections are strengthened.
Healthy body, healthy mind philosophy.
Develops an understanding their own thoughts and feelings.
Relaxation techniques help children de-stress.
Self-calming - activities promote a happy mood and put children in a good state of being for learning.
Yoga stretchy stories encourage story vocabulary and emphasise the rhythms of story language.
Yoga postures gently stretch and strengthen muscles.
Yoga is a healthy, non-competitive form of physical activity.
Back and core muscles are strengthened for better sitting posture.
Co-ordination, core-stability and balance are developed.
Motor development on both sides of the body (crossing the midline) is encouraged.
Yoga postures enhance physical flexibility and balance.
Develops an understanding of the human body.