Easy Kids Yoga Poses With Rotation

Yoga can be a lot of fun and can offer a lot of great movement opportunities.  One of those opportunities is working on rotation while in a yoga pose.  There are some pretty simple yoga poses out there that you can do that help incorporate rotation while doing yoga.  These are five fun rotation poses to use with kids yoga.  These yoga poses are simple, yet effective.  Remember, while doing yoga have fun, keep poses within your comfort level, and be safe!

5 Easy Yoga Poses With Rotation. Perfect for kids yoga! Plus FREE yoga cards!

Kids Yoga Poses With Rotation

Belly Twist

Lay on your back with your knees bent and your feet together.  Rest your arms out to the side.  Keeping your back on the floor drop your knees to the right side as far as you feel comfortable.  Bring back up to a resting position and repeat on the opposite side.

Standing Twist

In standing place your palms together straight in front of you.  Keep your feet planted and rotate to your left as far as you feel comfortable.  Come back to the mid line and repeat on the opposite side.

Seated Twist

This pose can have two variations!

The simplest variation is sitting criss-cross on your bottom.  Place your legs arms in front of you palms together.  Rotate to your right, back to mid line, and to your left as far as you feel comfortable.

The second seated twist pose is achieved by starting out sitting on the floor with your back straight and legs in front of you.  Pull your right knee towards your body and place it over your left leg. Your left leg can be straight or bent. Rotate your body towards your right side.  Place your left elbow on the outside of your right knee. Let your right hand relax behind you.  Repeat on the opposite side.

Chair Twist

Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and slightly bend your knees.  (Don’t bend so far that you can’t see your toes).  Place the palms of your hands together.  Rotate towards the right as far as you feel comfortable.  Come back to the mid line and repeat on the opposite side.

Windmill

Start in standing with your legs spread apart and your arms held out at the sides.  Reach with your right hand towards your left foot and rotate your body so that your left hand goes up.  Repeat on the opposite side.

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