Our toddlers' first introduction to yoga was them imitating my movements alongside my mat on a typical morning and from there we have slowly built their skills. If you think your child would enjoy moving their body in a different way, feel free to introduce them to yoga independently of any workout you may do.
There are many wonderful children's yoga books and sites available to prompt you. One of our favorites is "Little Yoga: A Toddler's First Book of Yoga" by Rebecca Whitford and Martina Selway.
Start simply with your toddler. Prepare a quiet space with mats or blankets to stand on. Invite them to imitate simple poses such as Tree Pose or Downward Dog.
Having a book to follow may help engage them further.
Try to have fun, follow their lead, and not worry to much about them getting it "right."
End by teaching them to say Namaste to each other.
Yoga Mat or Blanket
More great toddler ideas HERE!
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