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TOPIC: Yoga is it really better than dance or other physical activities?

Yoga is it really better than dance or other physical activities? 3 weeks 1 day ago #38

A lot of places I've relieved it have introduced yoga for the kids. The kids don't all want to do it they want to be playing, it seems to be what the adults want them to do or think they should do. Am I the only one thinking these things or do others find yoga works well in the curriculum?

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Yoga is it really better than dance or other physical activities? 2 weeks 1 day ago #50

I too have introduced yoga (storybook yoga) into the curriculum but this in in conjunction with play and other physical learning skills. Yoga is great and I feel it is another tool in my kete to support children's physical play. I love to dance too with the children and I think being a physical type of teacher I love to be involved in the physical play with children.

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