Yoga: Toddler Style

by mamagrace71 on August 29, 2012

Once a week at our daycare centre, a yoga teacher comes over specifically to teach the children some simple poses.

I wrote a post about the surprising impact it already had on Nunu after the first class.

Ever since, our carer likes to send through photos to prove that the boys can actually sit still.

They now say, “Namaste” and apparently at the end of each yoga session they have a little “Oom” moment.

How about bringing some of that peace and tranquility back home, boys ???

Joining in Trish at My Little Drummer Boys for Wordless Wednesday

 

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Caz (The Truth About Mummy) August 29, 2012 at 6:34 am

My middle pink learned yoga at kinder last year. It was great. She loved it and still talks about it. I think it’s great.
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Tracey @ Bliss Amongst Chaos August 29, 2012 at 6:53 am

Oh yeah! You definitely need to get them to bring that home!
But regardless, they are pretty darn cute! :)
xx
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Salz August 29, 2012 at 9:52 am

Ha! so cute doing their poses.
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Yvette @ DTlilsquirts August 29, 2012 at 10:47 am

looks like fun!!!!

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Mumabulous August 29, 2012 at 10:53 am

This would have to be the cutest thing I’ve seen all week! Love it. Your boys are adorable Grace.
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Ai Sakura August 29, 2012 at 11:22 am

omg you have such a cool childcare centre!! it’s so cute when they do it together :)
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Tat August 29, 2012 at 11:39 am

Oh, they are so cute, especially the one-legged downward dog!
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Pink Ronnie August 29, 2012 at 1:29 pm

LOL! It sounds like they need to do yoga at home too. :)
Love the photos, Grace!
Ronnie xo
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housewifeinheels August 29, 2012 at 2:06 pm

This is gorgeous, can’t imagine that there’s no peace or tranquility at home ;)
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Emily August 29, 2012 at 2:16 pm

They’re some bendy kids you’ve got there! I don’t think I’ve been that flexible since… yep, about that age!
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Bron August 29, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Love the full swing yoga shots! What a great program.

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ava August 29, 2012 at 2:51 pm

I am jealous of these two cuties. A yoga gym/class is hard to come by here, if there’s one it’s either too far from where we are or too expensive. Great poses boys! :)
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Seana Smith August 29, 2012 at 5:20 pm

Hi Grace, tragically I think you still have about 20 years to wait!! They look cute though, great that the teachers send the pix through.
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Jane @ Adventures of Java Jane August 29, 2012 at 7:44 pm

Oh wow… how adorable is that – so good for them to learn this at such a young age! wish i was flexible like that!!
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Kevin August 29, 2012 at 7:55 pm

I’d need proof my daughter sat still as well. Oh to be that flexible again

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Becky from BeckyandJames.com August 29, 2012 at 9:43 pm

Oh my gosh, that is too cute! Maybe I should find out about it for my kids, a bit of calm wouldn’t go astray!
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Nami August 30, 2012 at 1:16 am

Let her introduce Yoga blocks and see if they don’t show their true colors! Good for them – Namaste. So cute.
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Tamara August 30, 2012 at 7:38 pm

Oh so cute. I love how children imitate adults
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bridget August 31, 2012 at 12:58 am

I think I need this for Jackson. And probably John. Yes, definitely for John. He could use some “Oom” in his life.
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cranky old man August 31, 2012 at 6:33 am

If I tried those moves I would end up in the ER
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Rhianna August 31, 2012 at 7:17 am

When I first saw these photos I thought go Grace making time to do yoga with the kids brilliant idea! Almost inspired me to do the same with mine. I love that so many schools and centers are picking up on this kind of thing. Helps created some great habits for later on in life
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Daisy August 31, 2012 at 7:23 am

Haha! I’d need photos to believe mine sat still as well! How cute and how awesome! You should totally ask the teacher for a kids yoga DVD recommendation! And then let us know (and by us I mean me!)
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Rachel @ The Kids Are All Right August 31, 2012 at 10:11 am

They are too cute. Especially love the pic in front of the couch, coordinating their legs in the air.
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Alicia August 31, 2012 at 11:32 am

Your kids are always better for other people, which is probably a good thing. My SIL always says we are lucky to have such easy to look after girls. She hasn’t been here in the afternoons when they both turn into witches!
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Happylan August 31, 2012 at 11:38 am

Namaste! How gorgeous! I do a little bit of yoga with my boy at home – he loves it.
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Chrissie at Me and My Munchkin August 31, 2012 at 2:52 pm

That is absolutely adorable! I couldn’t imagine my Munchkin sitting still for any period of time either. Just today my Mum said “I wonder if he will be a puzzle child?” I just laughed and said “Yeah right!” You have 2 beautiful boys there!
Chrissie xx

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Rachel from Redcliffe Style August 31, 2012 at 7:21 pm

I love that they are in sync with each other. Rachel xx
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Parental Parody August 31, 2012 at 8:27 pm

A couple of things…

Firstly – that is so freaking cute. Love it!

Secondly – do they do husbands?
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Leonie Percy September 7, 2012 at 3:52 pm

Hello this is the twins Yoga teacher Leonie from YogaBugs. Your beautiful twins are an absolute pleasure to teach and enjoy their classes so much. It is truly incredible that children as young as 18 mths respond so well to this program. I run weekly classes in daycare, pre-school and run public classes on Monday and Thursday’s. For more photos see http://www.facebook.com/yogabugsydney Namaste Leonie

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