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Baby Yoga Benefits

Yoga helps to release blockages of tension in the body, tension can block the flow of energy and cause the body to tighten and become painful, and for example, a colicky baby may have tension in its digestive system.


Practising baby yoga has many benefits for babies, here are just a few of the benefits you may see.


  • Improves relaxation, encouraging longer sleep duration for the infant.

  •  Helps to relieve the effects of colic, constipation and wind.

  • Stimulates all a baby’s major systems, co-ordination respiration.

  • Digestion, learning ability and language development.

  • Helps strengthen the bond between parent/carer and child.

  • Relaxes both parent and child.

  • Helps balance co-ordination and motor skills.

  • Allows baby’s to move freely.

  • Strengthens their bodies and develops reflexes.

  • Improves learning and social development.

  • Aids bonding, trust and social development.

  • Stimulates the brain.

  • Develops physical confidence and spatial awareness.

  • Improves muscle development.

  • Provides better quality sleep.

  • Enables bonding with the baby on an emotional and physical level.

  • Promotes confidence in handling baby.

  • Offers a great opportunity for DADS.

  • Provides a great social environment for mother and baby.
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