Are these yoga myths keeping you from getting into your best shape ever? Myth You have to do vigorous, grueling exercise to burn calories. TRUTH: You can burn just as many calories (and even more fat) by doing yoga alone.
Sometimes the way to relax is to keep moving - it also gives the mind something to anchor it. I think this might work especially well with "hyper" kids. Kid and tai chi to help them feel calm and self-assured