YOGA YOUTH
YOGA FOR BRISBANE SCHOOLS

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YOGA YOUTH IN BRISBANE
FOR SCHOOLS, CHILDCARE & DAYCARE CENTRES


BENEFITS OF YOGA IN
SCHOOLS, CHILDCARE & DAYCARE CENTRES

The benefits of Yoga for kids in Brisbane Schools, Childcare & Daycare Centres, along with supporting research, states that yoga can positively impact the health and well being of our kids, as well as our School Teachers.

YOGA YOUTH

Our Yoga Youth programs for Schools are aligned with the Australian School Curriculum and we will work with Teachers to support learning outcomes.

AGED BASED YOGA CLASSES

Yoga Youth teaches various age groups starting from Childcare age, through Primary School and into High School.

RESEARCH INTO THE BENEFITS OF YOGA

(Reference: Marlynn Wei, MD, JD, Harvard Health Publishing, 2016)

Yoga & mindfulness have been shown to improve both physical and mental health in school-age children (ages 6 to 12). Yoga improves balance, strength, endurance, and aerobic capacity in children. A growing number of schools now integrate yoga and mindfulness into physical education programs or classroom curriculums, and many yoga studios offer classes for school-age children.

Emerging research studies also suggest that yoga can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by improving the core symptoms of ADHD, including inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. It can also boost school performance in children with ADHD.

BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR SCHOOL KIDS

  • Teaches children how to focus, concentrate, ignore distractions
  • Settles restless or distracted minds
  • Relieves anxiety & low self-esteem
  • Builds resilience, student well-being and capacity for emotional regulation

BENEFITS OF YOGA FOR SCHOOL TEACHERS

  • Reduces stress, anxiety and risk of burnout
  • Decreases incidences of students’ challenging behaviours & increases compliance with teacher requests
  • Increases self-compassion, emotional stability and emotional intelligence
  • Reduces cognitive rigidity & encourages creative thinking

 

YOGA YOUTH ALIGNMENT WITH THE SCHOOL CURRICULUM

YOGA FOR BRISBANE CHILDCARE & DAYCARE CENTRES

CHILD CARE &
DAYCARE (FOUNDATION YEARDS)

Yoga Youth will provide opportunities for Daycare/ Childcare students to learn through movement via active play and structured movement activities.
This improves competence and confidence in their movement abilities.

YOGA FOR BRISBANE PRIMARY SCHOOLS

YEARS 1 & 2

Students will explore their own sense of self and the factors that contribute to and influence their identities.
Kids learn about emotions, how to enhance their interactions with others, and the physical and social changes they go through as they grow older.

YEARS 3 & 4

In these years, students begin to explore personal and social factors that support and contribute to their identities and emotional responses in varying situations.
They also develop a further understanding of how their bodies grow and change as they get older.
School kids combine movements to create more complicated movement patterns and sequences.

YEARS 5 & 6

This age group needs the skills to cope with life’s challenges but also to flourish as healthy, safe and active citizens in the 21st century.
School kids develop skills to manage their emotions, understand the physical and social changes that are occurring for them and examine how the nature of their relationships changes over time.
Students refine and further develop a wide range of fundamental movement skills in more complex movement patterns and situations.

Students will develop an appreciation of the significance of physical activity, outdoor recreation and sport in Australian society and globally. Additionally they continue to learn to apply rules fairly and behave ethically when participating in different physical activities.

YOGA FOR BRISBANE SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Secondary year school kids learn to transfer movement skills and concepts to a variety of physical activities.
Students explore the role that games and sports, outdoor recreation, lifelong physical activities, and rhythmic and expressive movement activities play in shaping cultures and identities.
They reflect on and refine personal and social skills as they participate in a range of physical activities.

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ABN 38 618 963 893

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CONTACT US 


angela@commex.net.au
0410 595 664

 

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