Yoga for kids is an excellent way for a child to exercise and has many other benefits for a child's health. Not every type of yoga can be used as yoga for children though. It must be taken into consideration that children's' bodies are still growing and cannot cope with the strenuous exercises of intense yoga sessions as it can affect both their bodies and minds. There are, however, a number of programs created especially for children who utilize the more gentle poses and breathing exercises from a number of different types of yoga. Yoga classes for children can be a very rewarding activity as it can help self-conscious children become more aware of the things they can do.