Kids in Singapore seeking a little zen in their routine can head to the mat! Yoga is a great way for them to relax, unwind, practice mindfulness and concentrate. It’s a great way for them to zone out for an hour or so. There are lots of classes all over Singapore for babies to teens. Here are some of our favorites, so find the right one for you.
Ananda Marga is a lovely studio that has yoga for kids ages 8-12 years. Class sizes are set at a maximum of 12 so your kids get quality time with the teacher. They will learn all aspects of yoga and are encouraged to push themselves. Kids are welcome to drop in for a casual class or there are some great multi-class package deals to help you save some dollars.
At Canvass, kids can practice yoga and art! Yoga classes are for kiddos aged between 4 and 14. Here they will learn basic moves and the importance of regular practice. They also learn breathing, meditation, and relaxation. Creative art exercises can also be done in class too. If your kiddos are the creative types then check this place out. They even run a kid’s holiday camp!
Como Shambhala Urban Escape runs fun yoga classes that kids will love. Not only will they learn all the main yoga poses, but games are incorporated into all the classes too. Kids are encouraged to use their imagination and explore with their minds and bodies the practice of yoga. They will also learn breathing, well-being techniques, and much more.
Como Shambhala Urban Escape, 402 Orchard Road, #06-01/02 Delfi Orchard, Singapore 238876, +65 6304 3552, [email protected],www.comoshambhala.com/singapore/classes/yoga/kids-yoga
Inspire Mum & Baby, specializes in baby, toddlers, and kids yoga classes. These classes are perfect if your little one needs a good night's sleep - and if you do too! Stretching helps with your child’s development and helps calm them down. The reduction of stress in their little lives means they will have a better temperament, become less fussy, and be less inclined to cry. They also do private bookings at your home too.
OhmSantih Yoga provides a fun space for kids to learn yoga. Classes are taught with a 1:5 teacher-student ratio, so your little ones will have quality time with the instructor. There’s no fixed curriculum and kids are encouraged to explore, which can enhance their confidence and ability. And the best thing is they have parent yoga classes that run at the same time as the kid’s yoga, meaning you can get some relaxation time in as well!
OhmSantih Yoga, 219 Jalan Kayu, #02-01, Singapore 799442, +65 9040 8379, [email protected], www.ohmsantih.com/courses-fees/kids-yoga-singapore
At SeriousAboutPreschool.com, parents can search for all sorts of courses. Yoga is one of them but there are many more to choose from such as Arts & Crafts, Chinese, English, Sports, Music & Movement, Dance, Swimming, Baby Gym, Play Group, Speech & Drama, Ballet, to Abacus, and Mental Arithmetic for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. This is a great platform for you to check out new classes for your kids.
So Yoga offers regular yoga classes for kids, runs birthday parties and even caters for kids with special needs. Here kids can learn to relax, concentrate, and get a healthier lifestyle in a fun and safe environment. Kids do yoga in a circle not lined up, so they feel part of the process. Classes also involve lots of games, fun and plenty of bubbles! They even sell a range of fun activity books to help kids learn about yoga at home.
Yoga classes at True Yoga are perfect for parents and kids that want to enjoy yoga together. It is a great way to bond and build your relationship while also having fun and working up a sweat. True Yoga gives both parents and children ways to deal with stress, techniques for relaxation and helps build balance and confidence.
True Yoga, 9 Scotts Road, Level 4, Pacific Plaza, Singapore 228210, +65 6733 9555, www.trueyoga.com.sg/our-classes/info/parent-child-yoga
Tiny Movements Co. offers a unique yoga work out for both kids and parents. A Wobbel board (a curved wooden board) is used to add an extra fun and difficult challenge to your yoga practice. Not only will the Wobbel board help with your balance, but it will also help build confidence, strength, and patience. And what’s great is, all classes are set outside in the beautiful and relaxing Singapore Botanic Gardens.
Kate Porter Yoga is suitable for kids between 5 and 8 years old, but can include other age groups as long as they are not disruptive to the class. What’s great is, classes are limited to 10 students, and during the school holidays there are parent/kid yoga workshops, making this class a fun family activity! Also on occasion Kate Porter Yoga runs mum and bubs classes so keep an eye on the Facebook page!
Om Shiva Yoga, www.omshivayoga.com
Penn Junior Academy, www.seriousaboutpreschool.com/centre/penn-junior-academy-1/enrichment/1793
Mini Glow Yoga Club, www.miniglowyoga.com
Sweatbox Yoga, www.sweatboxyoga.com.sg
Vyasa Yoga Singapore, www.vyasasingapore.com