Yoga For Kids:

featured yogi star

Alexander from Quadra Island, British Columbia, Canada

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How old are you?

Three, almost four.

 

Where do you do yoga?

At home with my sister and sometimes mum.

 

What is your favorite pose?

Headstand!

 

Hardest pose?

Plank.

 

What do you like best about yoga?

It makes me bendy and strong.

 

Do you like your little yoga mat?

Yes! I like the color. I also like the orange mat.

 

What is your favorite snack?

Bananas and peanut butter.

 

Anything else you would like to say?

No!

 

Thank you Alexander. Keep practicing!

Emma from Los Alamos, NM

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How old are you?

Two and a half in the pictures on the left, and three and a half in the pictures on the right.

 

What is your favorite pose?

Down dog.

 

What do you like about yoga?

Yoga is awesome. Yoga makes me feel good.

 

Do you practice with anyone in your family?

My mommy.

 

What do you like about The Little Yoga Mat?

I like the suns on it!

 

Do you eat healthy food?

Yes

 

What is your favorite?

Eggs

 

Thank you Emma. Keep practicing!

KIRAN from Seattle, Washington

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Kiran, how old are you in this picture?

20 months.

 

What is your favorite pose?

Down dog.

 

How often do you do yoga?

Mummy & I go to yoga classes every week.  I practice down dog whenever I feel like it

 

I see you keep refreshments near by.  What do you drink while doing yoga?

Milk or water.

 

What do you like best about yoga?

I love my Little Yoga Mat!

 

Anything else you'd like to say?

I like singing "OM" three times with Mummy and Daddy before going to bed at night.

 

Thank you Kiran. Keep practicing!

Blaine from Frisco, Texas 

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Blaine, how old are you in this picture?

Three.

 

How often do you do yoga?

I practice yoga poses once a week at home and sometimes do a yoga lesson via Skype with my auntie Kathryn who is an instructor.

 

What other activities do you like to do on your mat?

I like to do somersaults and build towers with my blocks. I also like to drive my toy cars on my mat.

 

What do you like about The Little Yoga Mat?

It's my size and I like the colors.

 

Anything else you'd like to say?

I really like to play on my mat and my friends like it too!

 

Thank you Blaine. Keep practicing!

SOPHIA FROM DRAGOER COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

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Sophia is the daughter of Emmamaria Vincentz, owner of Lille Yoga Hus.

Sophia, how old are you?

Four.

 

How often do you practice yoga?

Many times a week.  Sometimes I show my brother Alexander and sometimes I read a yoga picture book.

 

Any special place where you like to do yoga?

Love it outside by the beach.

 

Do you practice with your Mommy?

Yes at her work, she has a studio where there is family or teen yoga (I can come along sometimes if I ask her).

 

What is your favorite yoga pose?

Rocking Horse.

 

Any new poses you'd like to learn?

Witch pose for Halloween.  (Warrior 1)

 

Anything else you'd like to add?

I like to make yoga circles with my fingers.

 

Thank you Sophia. Keep practicing!

JASPER FROM Sugar Hill, Harlem, New York 

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Jasper is the son of yoga parents:  Heather and Eric. His Dad teaches yoga, leads yoga retreats, and offers tantric philosophy telecourses.

Eric's blog: sugarhillyoga.com

 

Jasper, how old are you?

Five.

 

I love the kick up photo.  WOW.  How long have you been practicing yoga?

A long time.

 

How often do you practice?

Whenever I feel like it.

 

Do you go to yoga classes?

Yes, at Lil Yogi's NYC 

 

What is your favorite yoga pose?

Downward dog.

 

What do you like about The Little Yoga Mat?

I like that it's mine.

 

What do you like best about yoga?

I like the songs and going somewhere in my mind on my magic carpet.

 

What is your favorite snack?

Apples

 

Thank you Jasper. Keep practicing!

Jillian from Doylestown, PA

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Jillian, how old are you?

Three. I’m going to turn four on my birthday.

 

What do you like about yoga?

I really super-like yoga. I like to stretch. It’s my favorite activity because I get to do poses.

 

Do you do yoga with anyone in your family?

I do yoga with mommy and sometimes my brother, my sister, and my daddy and sometimes I just do it by myself!

 

How long do you practice?

I’m going to say 15 minutes at a time, but we do it a few times a week.

 

Have you ever made up a pose?

Yes. It’s called “Stretch Out Pose” and it looks like this (see photos). First you sit down and stretch to touch your toes, then sit up and stretch up, then put your legs out and stretch out.

 

What do you like about The Little Yoga Mat?

I really love my yoga mat! I like all the flowers on my yoga mat. They’re so cute and pretty.

 

Last question. What is your favorite green food?

Spinach or cucumbers.

 

Thanks Jillian!

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