Yoga Popular with Young Kids

December 27, 2012 Updated Dec 27, 2012 at 9:18 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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December 27, 2012 Updated Dec 27, 2012 at 9:18 AM EDT

U.S. (WKBW/ABC News) - 20 million people practicing regularly. But the latest trend among yogis is that an ever-growing number of practitioners are pint-sized.

Parents should look for a registered children's yoga instructor, a good
start is the Yoga Alliance website.

Don't be afraid to ask a lot of questions and be sure to develop a relationship with the teacher. Experts - and parents - say the benefits extend well beyond the studio.