Summer Yoga Camp Reduces Stress

Top 3 Ways Summer Yoga Camp Teaches Kids to Cope with Everyday Stress

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This is what we do. We’re in the last weeks of summer camp and it’s been a total joy! Studies have shown that mindfulness reduces disciplinary actions and creates a more harmonious environments at home and in the classroom.

“What we learn on the mat translates to life off the mat. Everything you need to know, you can learn in yoga.” - Michelle Wing, Founder, It’s Yoga Kids®

Kids yoga is about so many things! Here are the top three:

1. Confidence. “Fake it until you make it” doesn’t work here. Kids know what’s true and what’s not true for them. Confidence comes from consistent positive experiences and outcomes. Results. That’s it. You can’t fake that. Yoga builds it because everyone can be challenged and successful — over time.

2. Resilience is built through failure and perseverance which leads to confidence. The way to level up is to be challenged — to fall and get back up — to break through barriers physically and mentally. Yoga does that. If you are not paying attention, you will fall. Hard stop.

3. Adaptability is you ability to accept what is happening RIGHT NOW and adjust to it. This is a pivotal skill that leads to both resilience and confidence. To know what you can control and what you can’t and to manage it. That’s total presence. We learn it in yoga.

The camp, which runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with optional extended day until 4 p.m., teaches kids how to manage their emotions and their bodies. It also creates connection to and appreciation for the earth because we’re the the beautiful Presidio of San Francisco — nature at it’s finest!

“I felt a lot of stress in basketball. After yoga, I’m carefree.” - Kevin, age 6

Yoga camps are offered on school holidays and spring and summer breaks.

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