Beginners Yoga for Children: Sitting Pose – Seated-Forward Bend

Practice with your child. Just like the standing postures, the sitting postures usually become more appealing when practiced as a game. For example, while in upward plank you can let a ball roll down the child’s back.


This pose improves blood circulation, irrigating the muscles of the back by stretching them from the nape to the heels, including the back of the thigh muscles. It also calms the mind and helps to alleviate your child’s stress.

  • Sit with your legs extended in front of you.
  • Keep your feet together, with your toes pointing up toward the ceiling.

  • Breathe in while bringing your arms up.
  • Exhale as you bend forward and grab your big toe.

  • Without straining too much. try to touch your knees with your forehead.
  • Hold the pose and count to three.

  • Inhale as you come back up, arms toward the ceiling.
  • Exhale and bring both of your arms down by your hips.

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