Yoga in Schools: Specific Postures, Sequences, and Lesson Plans

By Didi Dunin, CEI Intern, certified yoga instructor  Research shows that practicing yoga in schools has a number of benefits for students, including decreased stress; increased focus, self-regulation, and emotional cognition; and better academic performance (see Yoga in Schools Part 1).  What does yoga in schools look like? To ensure students are getting the maximum benefits[…]

Yoga for Children: A Good Idea?

Yoga for children is taking off in schools, studios, and hospitals across the country as educators and parents look for new activities that can help kids relax, focus,and improve their flexibility, motor skills, and even their behavioral problems. While research on the benefits of yoga for kids is limited, studies and anecdotal reports suggest that[…]