At the core of our mission is bringing healthy lifestyle, mindfulness skills and physical and psychological flexibility to children as early as possible for a lifetime of wellness. As yoga is gaining its well-deserved place in every domain of adult lives, it's also is making its way to more and more schools!
We are thrilled that Yoga 4 Classrooms® is mentioned in the inspiring and powerful Yoga Journal in the October, 2012 issue on page 28, so check out your most recent copy of the journal! Featured organizations also include our friends at Headstand: Yoga Goes to School, Yoga Ed.,Little Flower Yoga, Yogiños: Yoga for Youth™,Shanti Generation, Grounded: Yoga, Laughter, Elevation. Keep on 'being the change'!
Our program was also recently featured for the second time in a great article on Diet in Review.com.
"Unlike a math teacher who can’t so easily transition to teach an English class, yoga can be taught by anyone on staff with the certification. Hundreds of teachers have gained such certifications through Lisa Flynn’s Yoga 4 Classrooms, a program piloted at an elementary school in Maine. After positive feedback and great results, thousands of teachers were inspired to add the practice to their classrooms". Read on...
Learn more about media coverage of Yoga 4 Classrooms program here.
You can also explore the most recent feedback provided by school teachers, counselors, psychologists and other professionals after the Y4C Professional Development Workshop, featured in a comprehensive blog Behavioral Health For All. Below are some of the inspiring quotes from workshop attendees:
“I love how Y4C us designed for everyone and can be integrated seamlessly into the school routine.” 6th Grade Special Education Teacher
“I am a believer in yoga’s benefits, to the whole child, social, emotional, physical, etc. and I can use Y4C in my curriculum.” Elementary Health and Physical Education Teacher