Benefits of Baby Yoga

The main benefits of regular Baby Yoga include:

  • Strengthening and improving muscle tone
  • Maintaining flexibility in the spine and joints
  • Improving the general functioning of the immune system
  • Regulating and strengthening the digestive system which may reduce the discomfort of colic, wind and constipation
  • Stimulating and balancing the nervous system
  • Stimulating the senses
  • Improving blood flow
  • Helping with detoxification and circulation around the lymph system
  • Stimulating the production of oxytocin (the hormone responsible for love and bonding, and associated with the ability to maintain healthy interpersonal relationships and healthy psychological boundaries with other people)

Baby Yoga can also:

  • Be relaxing and calming, which can reduce the heart rate and lead to a better sleep pattern
  • Help with general growth and development
  • Support the development of the vestibular system
  • Help the development of postural reflexes
  • Enhance body awareness​

Baby Yoga can help you as a parent:

  • Have confidence and competence in handling your infant
  • To understand your infant’s non-verbal cues
  • Develop a feeling of closeness with your infant
  • Heal after a difficult or traumatic birth
  • When suffering from post-natal depression
  • To relax with your infant
  • Learn breathing techniques
  • Learn deeper relaxation techniques
  • To improve your physical well-being as the session includes simple relaxation, breathing exercise and stretching exercises