yoga for children
Child Healthcare, Fitness, Health, Yoga

5 things to know about yoga for children

5 things to know about yoga for children With its relaxing and soothing properties, yoga is the ideal activity to help children release their physical tensions, become aware of their bodies and refocus. It is also a real moment of well-being. Lise Bilien and Elodie Garamond, authors of the book “Zen, child’s play” tell us everything you need to know about yoga for children. YOGA FOR CHILDREN, AN ACTIVITY THAT CAN BE STARTED AT AN EARLY AGE According to Lise Bilien and Elodie Garamond, toddlers can start practicing yoga “from 18 months for children who are most comfortable, agile with their bodies, and able to follow fairly simple instructions. Otherwise, they can start as early as 2 years, as a session of 35/45 minutes per week. This weekly practice will help them improve the quality of their sleep and become aware of their bodies. The important thing is to respect the structure of the course, whatever the duration: breathing, warming up, postures and relaxation. A moment to share with the family On vacation, on weekends or even on weeknights, practicing yoga as a family is ideal for sharing a unique moment through a fun activity. To start, we can introduce…

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child-development
Child Healthcare, Health

Child development between 6 and 12 months of age

Below are tips on how to monitor the development of a child aged 6 to 12 months, especially in terms of the possibility of autism spectrum disorder. Each small person develops differently and the dynamics of development must be treated individually for each child. However, if you do not observe the child’s specific behavior in the age range we describe, you should begin to pay more attention to these skills and stimulate their development. Remember that if you are worried about your child’s development, ALWAYS consult a specialist. CONTACT DEVELOPMENT Child Behavior: The child makes cheers (“screams” of joy) and laughs. He is happy to have fun, he can express a desire to continue it by making sounds, waving his hands or whining when the attractive fun has ended, It happens that a child expresses his or her preferences by whining, crying or wanting to hug to guardians. The child can already distinguish the caressing and harsh tone of the voice, a gentle and angry expression on his face, and in 11 months you can see how he responds to the message “not allowed” – he should react by stopping activity, delicate immobility, concern, as a rule, look at the…

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pine nuts
Diet, Health

Pine nuts – nutritional properties and values

Pine nuts , like other nuts, have numerous properties and nutritional values. However, they are distinguished by a high content of zinc, which has a positive effect on male fertility. This is why pine nuts are considered an aphrodisiac. In addition, scientists argue that pineal should be included in the slimming diet. Check what other pine nuts have properties. Pine nuts are edible seeds of several types of pine – in Europe most often pine, which grows on the northern coast of the Mediterranean, from Spain to Cyprus and on the southern coast of the Black Sea. In Russia, Korea, China and Japan other – usually cheaper – varieties of pine nuts are grown, including from Korean pine. Pine nuts, like other nuts, have many nutritional values and medicinal properties. However, they are distinguished by their content of several nutrients. First of all, pineals are a rich source of vitamin K (34.1 µg / 100 g), which many nuts do not have at all or in small amounts (the exception is cashews, which have the same vitamin K as pineals). In alternative medicine, pine nuts are used to treat dizziness, dry cough, rheumatism and constipation. Vitamin K is responsible for…

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yoga with kids
Child Healthcare, Fitness

5 Super Methods To Involve Children In Yoga Practice

If you practice yoga, you will sometimes have to choose whether to spend time with yourself or your loved ones. It doesn’t have to be this way. All you need to do is to encourage them to share their passion with you. As adult yoga students, we know well what the benefits of good practice are. For many of us, the reason we started the practice was to achieve physical balance, stronger muscles, increased flexibility and since then the positive energy flowing from practice has mastered other areas of our lives. We manage stress better, our breathing has improved. We tend to comfort everyone around with a smile. It’s time to smuggle some yoga (and its benefits) into the lives of our children in small and large steps. Here are five ways to do it. 1. Tell a story to greet the sun every morning. After the first morning yawns and a visit to the toilet, try to implement this habit and see how you and your child will feel after a week of this routine. I bet it’s pretty good. Here is the story I tell in weekly activities for toddlers, but you can modify it to suit the…

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constipation
Fitness, Health

How to deal with constipation?

Constipation is the most common digestive problem. According to epidemiological studies, this problem affects 20-40% of adults in the world. Constipation, due to its recurrent nature, significantly reduces the quality of life. So how do you counteract constipation? 1. Risk factors for constipation Constipation is defined as less than 3 bowel movements per week, with hard stool consistency . In addition, it is accompanied by the following symptoms: increased pressure and a feeling of incomplete bowel movement. Factors that affect constipation include: female, age over 65, diet low in fiber , irregular nutrition stopping stools, insufficient fluid supply, taking medication (morphine, antihypertensive, diuretic, antifungal, ibuprofen, ranitidine, omeprazole, iron, calcium), mental disorders ( anxiety , depression , stress ), gastrointestinal diseases – intestinal cancers , hypothyroidism , diabetes . In addition, constipation is conducive to climate change during travel and pregnancy. 2. Management of constipation To start with, you need to change your lifestyle. You should eat properly balanced meals at least 3 times a day, use a high-residual diet with a lot of fiber and drink at least 3 liters of water a day. In addition, you should avoid dazzling products, which include: sweets (jelly, creams, halva, cakes, pies), Cocoa,…

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