Yoga programs have been introduced in schools in Canada and the USA as research has shown that children that practice yoga on a regular basis are more compassionate and therefore less likely to participate in bullying. These children have also shown improvement in concentration and therefore improved their performance in subjects across the board. Research has also shown improvement in general health and well-being of these children.
Yoga in schools can be life changing for many struggling children writes Loraine Rushton in Australian Yoga Life Magazine Feb 2012.
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Yoga provides a pathway for kids to flourish in today’s stressful world.