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Want to get your child interested in yoga without making it too complicated? Head to YouTube! The popular video-streaming service is an excellent resource for child-centered channels that make yoga and meditation approachable. While there are plenty of excellent videos to choose from, the yogis featured here make fitness fun and teach mindfulness and meditation in ways that will have your little one looking forward to sitting still or moving on their mats.
Cosmic Kids Yoga
One of the biggest names in this space, Cosmic Kids Yoga has more than 1 million subscribers and publishes new content every week. Jamie and Martin Amor, along with a team of friends who drop in from time-to-time, aim to keep yoga and mindfulness lighthearted by taking kids on adventures with poses sprinkled along the way. There’s even a Cosmic Kids Yoga app if you want to take the lessons off YouTube.
Bari Koral: Kids’ Yoga, Music, & Mindfulness
Bari Koral pairs her videos with songs and stories, enabling your child to feel like they’re part of the action while holding yoga poses. She’s an award-winning recording artist, and her playful music keeps kids tuned in throughout each session. Plus, her videos are typically under 5 minutes long, making them digestible for younger children who might be a bit restless.
Go With Yoyo—Fitness Fun for Kids
Go With Yoyo covers yoga, mindfulness, general fitness, affirmations, and more so your child can start their day with confidence. Whether they’re sitting down to learn about Bee Breath or jumping for joy with a Bunny Hop fitness video, Go With Yoyo makes a healthy lifestyle both engaging and entertaining.
Giselle Shardlow of KidsYogaStories has a different approach to teaching yoga and mindfulness to kids. She reads a diverse range of children’s books on camera to take viewers on journeys to far-away lands, while also providing resources for parents to help get kids excited about settling down for a practice.