Relaxation for you both – Touch conveys love and affection, essential ingredients for emotional and physical growth. It releases serotonin the ‘feel good’ hormone helping you to feel more relaxed.
Develops body, mind, awareness and coordination – small stretches and movements stimulate nerve endings sending a message to the brain making them more aware of the movement of their body.
Strengthens and tones muscles – Slow small movements through the stretch and grow routine help strengthen and tone little muscles.
Builds a lifelong pattern for exercising – according to psychology today habits formed early in life can be very difficult to change. Starting exercise earlier makes it much easier to stick to.
Encourages sensory play and development – sensory play includes anything that stimulates your baby’s senses. Sensory play supports language development, cognitive growth, fine and gross motor skills, problem solving and social interaction.
Babies are natural Yogis because:
They only breath through their nose.
They live in the present moment, only concerned by here and now.
They love unconditionally.
Yoga positions are part of their everyday movements and developments.