Why is Yoga good for young Athletes?
A regular yoga practice helps prevent injuries and speeds recovery from strenuous workouts.
Yoga helps with breathing, flexibility, strength, confidence, energy, balance, concentration, endurance and injury prevention.
Yoga also helps young athletes learn how their body works. Proper yoga instruction teaches body mechanics and enhances body awareness.
Yoga teaches players how to harness their breathing and focus on the present.
Yoga teaches players how to slow down, regenerate from their strenuous workouts and relax. With intense pressure to do well in school and sports, most kids don’t take time to reap the benefits of their hard work.
Benefits of Yoga for young Athletes?
Learn valuable skills to alleviate pre-game/performance jitters
Enhance body awareness
Improves strength, flexibility and range of motion to boos overall performance and reduce incidents of injury.
Develop stability and balance
Improve coordination and agility
Cultivate a healthy body image
Boost confidence and self-esteem
Improve posture promoting proper alignment and movement
Review the value of proper nutrition, hydration and rest
Improve focus and concentration for enhanced performance