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Yoga just may be the ultimate parenting ally. Having a way to relax and reconnect with yourself amidst the responsibilities and stresses of parenthood is vital for a parent’s health and well-being.
But yoga can also help parents connect with their kids on a deeper level—as is evidenced by these amazing fathers who are balancing both their practices (quite literally) and raising their children with yogic values and ideals. It’s certainly not easy. So, this Father’s Day, follow along with these inspiring yoga dads who are doing it all.
The Washington-based yogi and creator of @awakeningyogaacademy shows how he makes yoga a family affair.
This Missouri-based yogi is a math teacher and the c0-founder of @thecollectivestl. But his most important title? Dad.
The California-based yoga teacher is an Australian expat who shows us how to successfully raise the next generation of yogis.
If you’re going to fly, why not bring your kiddo along for the ride? This post was shared with YJ by a mama yogi, Debbie Bard, creator of Team OMie, to show how yoga can be playful for kids and dads alike.
How do you practice with your kids (or your dads!)? Tag us on Instagram @yogajournal to show us how you make your yoga practice a family affair.
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