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Is thirteen year old daughter to young to do yoga and/or pilates?

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Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: No

A 13 year old girl is not too young to begin hatha yoga or pilates mat work.
However, the young aspirant should take a class where her attempts are observed by a teacher, so that she does not develop bad habits or unknowingly be too aggressive in her pursuit of learning. Relaxation, flexibility, and strength skills are ideal become part of a healthy adolescent life.

In brief: No

A 13 year old girl is not too young to begin hatha yoga or pilates mat work.
However, the young aspirant should take a class where her attempts are observed by a teacher, so that she does not develop bad habits or unknowingly be too aggressive in her pursuit of learning. Relaxation, flexibility, and strength skills are ideal become part of a healthy adolescent life.
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