Playtime is one of the most important aspects of a child’s healthy growth. And if not playtime, then exercise, yoga or any form of physical activity is important for children and their growth. Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar recommends surya namaskar every day for children. In her recent live video on Facebook and Instagram, Rujuta says that surya namaskar can be modified for children to keep the exercise dynamic. She advises that higher practices like pranayama and kriyas should not be done by children.Children can benefit by doing surya namaskar as it can help in inculcating a sense of discipline in them. It can calm their mind, help them get rid of restless energy and also strengthen their bones and joints.Children can benefit by doing surya namaskar as it can help in inculcating a sense of discipline in them. It can calm their mind, help them get rid of restless energy and also strengthen their bones and joints.
Children as young as 7 can practice suryanmaskar. Five surya namaskar s in a day are good for children. They should do no more than 12 sets in a day. The exercise can be done either in the morning or in the evening or around sunset.
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