Yoga and Meditation for Baltimore Students

March 31, 2011  |  

Yoga at inner-city public schools? That’s what’s happening at some Baltimore schools thanks to the Holistic Life Foundation, an organization founded by two brothers and a friend. The kids learn how to meditate and how to do yoga poses.

The Grio explains how this non-traditional school activity is impacting the youngsters:

The results are encouraging. Calmer bodies and minds translate into what Dr. Mendelson calls self-regulation skills. Students can learn how to focus on what’s going on with their bodies, and learn how to regulate their own emotions and thoughts.

Head over to the Grio to read more about what the experts and the kids have to say.

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