Why are the terms used in children's yoga sometimes different?

Some exercises or postures have names that are difficult for children to understand. These are adapted according to the age of the children. Thus, instead of the term "yoga mudra" the expression "rolled-up sheet" or "pebble" is used.
Breathing awareness is introduced in the case of younger children by so-called "cuddly toy breathing", which is so called because the children lay the cuddly toy they have brought with them on its stomach, in order to see and feel what happens through consciously breathing in and out.
These conversions of traditional names do not follow a general nomenclature, but are different from teacher to teacher. They stem from educational contact with the children and have therefore found their way into literature.



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