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When children regularly practice yoga their overall health and wellness benefits in several ways. Balance, coordination, flexibility, focus, effective breathing and an enhanced mind-body connection are all potential advantages to your little one. Listed below are a few basic items to get your child started and assure he/she is comfortable and prepared.
Gaiam’s Kids Yoga Mat is perfect for any little yogi with it’s grippy, no-slip surface. The 3mm of cushioning keeps your child comfortable and calm during various poses. This mat is also free of latex and 6P (DEHP, DBP, BBP, DINP, DIDP, and DNOP phthalates) and comes with a lifetime guarantee.
This bright and colorful child-sized 45cm Balance Ball will help kids build a healthy posture and improve balance. Ideal for ages 5-8 and includes an easy inflation pump.
3. Grippy Socks
Grippy Socks = no-slip and no-slide. Sticky design turns little feet into grippy feet, so your little yogi will stay in place on or off the mat. (Kids shoe sizes 11-4)
These 2″ wide headbands with a criss-cross design are perfect for keeping your child’s hair out of his/her face. One size fits most and available in a 2-pack.
5. Water Bottle
Keep your child hydrated with this Lifefactory Glass Bottle! It’s protective silicone sleeve and kid-friendly straw drinking cap make it perfect for your little yogi. Bottle and cap are BPA/BPS-free with no phthalates, PVC, or polycarbonates.