Spring fever is the term used to describe the excitement and feeling of restlessness that comes with the warmer weather and seasonal change. The good weather, the surge of vitamin D and the sense that school is soon coming to an end can affect children. This feeling boosts their natural desire to move and get outside.
Restlessness can often disrupt daily routine and keeping your child focused can become difficult. However, a mindful approach to this change in mood and behaviour can be beneficial.
Yoga for children is a structured way for them to keep their bodies moving and calm an overstimulated nervous system. It is a way to give them some fun and movement, while also bringing their attention inward and settling their minds.
Start by kneeling on the floor, keeping the tops of your feet on the ground. Sit back on your heels and keep your knees together. Slowly, bring your head down to the floor. You can keep your hands by your side or stretch them out beside…