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Annabel Yoga for Children and Teenagers

Annabel Yoga will come to your home, school, nursery or other organisation:

    Yoga Groups

    ✓ as part of the emotional intelligence (EQ) part of the curriculum

    ✓ a non-competitive PE activity

    ✓ pre-exam relaxation sessions

    ✓ introducing yoga to PE GCSE students

    Yoga 1-to-1 and Family Yoga

    ✓ personalised attention

    ✓ in the comfort of your own home

    ✓ at a time which suits you

Benefits of Yoga for Children and Teenagers

Yoga is a non-competitive form of exercise.  Its benefits for children and teenagers include:

    ✓ increased coordination

    ✓ improved strength & flexibility

    ✓ better knowledge of the body

    ✓ improved self-awareness & self-acceptance

    ✓ better focus & concentration

    ✓ improved ability to cope with exam pressure

    ✓ tools to calm the mind & manage emotions

    ✓ better able to deal with anxiety and depression

    ✓ greater self-belief

Yoga Works for Children

I came to yoga as an adult and was amazed to find that  many of the ‘official’ yoga postures which I was taught were ones that I had loved as a child.  Children do a lot of yoga naturally and instinctively.  Yoga works for children because it is simple and makes them feel good.

By starting young, yoga can give children a positive foundation in life with core skills which can be used again and again whenever they need or want.

Yoga helps children become calm, strong teenagers and adults at ease with themselves and full of self-belief.

2 girls sharing a yoga mat for yoga nidra (yoga relaxation)
Teenagers lying on the floor in a circle with their heads in the middle and bodies pointing out like flower petals
4 happy children looking at the camer, lying on their bellies and propping their heads up with their arms

Kids & Teens

"As a student that struggles with bad anxiety, doing yoga with Annabel really helped me to relax and be more in control of my own breathing. I have always wanted to do yoga, but I had never had the opportunity to start but when it became an option at my school, I started to do it weekly and even had a 1:1 with Annabel where she helped me with my posture, increased the flexibility of my back and helped strengthen my joints due to my hypermobility. Annabel is incredibly good at helping you to feel relaxed especially if it is not something that you are used to doing so if you have any hesitance about starting yoga, she's great to start with as she will make you feel incredibly comfortable with what you are doing. In my classes, the lessons were unique to you such as if you were having back pain that day Annabel would adapt the lesson to help and support your needs. Highly recommend her classes, it was one of the things I looked forward to most every week!"

Sixth Former, Woldingham School