Benefits of Yoga

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Benefits of Yoga
Fri, 05-10-2013 - 4:15pm

Have you thought of having your child use yoga as a way to strengthen their muscles and to help relaxation?  Hereis the story of one girl that has really found it to be beneficial: 

This low muscle tone is part of what prompted Sarah's mom, Rose, a nurse with a degree in exercise science, to introduce her daughter to yoga. Rose felt yoga would help develop core strength, which would in turn boost Sarah's coordination and ability to breathe deeply – a practice that would circulate more oxygen to her brain, Rose says. She soon discovered that yoga before bedtime also helped Sarah relax and sleep better.

Read more: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2013/05/09/yoga-with-down-syndrome-sarah-shaffers-story

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