Tag Archive | "yoga"

Stretching Mind and Body

Each Friday Chloe Tupper, a Bent on Learning yoga instructor, visits the Children’s Workshop School to teach yoga to a class of preschoolers, and then, to the third and fourth graders.  Yoga may be a way to teach students to cope with stress and increase concentration.

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Corpse pose seems to be the most difficult for the 4 and 5-year-olds, who have trouble being still. (Photo / Rebecca Moss)

Keeping Kids Fit in Overcrowded Schools

Some educators are trying to tackle the growing child obesity risks by bringing in medical experts–and yoga–into city classrooms.

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Namaste in the Classroom

Yoga is part of the curriculum at more and more schools around the city. Will it keep kids fit?

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