Stanford Medicine: Using Yoga to Combat the Effects of Childhood Trauma

Can a simple regime of yoga and other mindfulness practices have cognitive benefits for children suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder brought on by poverty and violence? A team of scientists at Stanford is trying to find out…read more

Huffington Post: How Yoga Could Change the Lives of Students is East Palo Alto

Schools in low-income communities can’t do much to end the challenges their students face at home. Whether it’s a lack of food security, an overworked parent or the responsibility of caring for a younger sibling, struggles can make focusing in class incredibly taxing…read more

NPR: Why Some Houston Students are Practicing Yoga in PE Class

Dozens of elementary students are kneeling on green yoga mats. They listen carefully to their coach, Ret Paccasassi. “So on your hands and knees, as you inhale, drop your belly, look up to ceiling. As you exhale, round in — show everybody your Halloween cat…read more