Yoga is a great way for young people to explore the connection between mind and body. A well-designed yoga practice can provide children and teens with tools to navigate their physical, mental, and emotional worlds with confidence and grace.
Apsara Yoga Shala provides yoga incursions designed specifically to engage children and teens in a meaningful and educational manner.
Apsara Yoga Shala teaches age-appropriate yoga classes in primary and secondary schools in the Belconnen district and surrounding areas. Incursions can be conducted on a one-off basis or as comprehensive, ongoing courses to complement the Personal Development, Health & Physical Education syllabus and Positive Education programs. Email or call for further information and to discuss the specific requirements of your school.
Primary School Programs:
Build bodily awareness with a focus on rhythm and coordination
Encourage a sense of fun and playfulness with yoga by exploring poses from the plant and animal kingdoms
Support classroom focus and academic learning through left-brain/right-brain activities
Introduce children to breath-awareness with tools to create calm and relaxation
Secondary School Programs:
Provide education on the mind-body complex
Build physical strength and flexibility
Provide practical tools to alleviate stress, tension, and fatigue
Focus on breath awareness with techniques to cultivate calm and relaxation
Benefits of yoga for school children and young adults:
Cultivates bodily awareness, physical strength, and flexibility