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More than just a game: Yoga for school-age children

January 29, 2016

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Marlynn Wei, MD, JD, Contributing Editor

Marlynn Wei, MD, JD is a board-certified psychiatrist, certified yoga teacher, and co-author of the upcoming Harvard Health book, Harvard Medical School Guide to Yoga. She writes for The Huffington Post and Psychology Today. She shares … See Full Bio
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Nicole Cardoza
February 12, 2016

Incredible, Marlynn! Yoga Foster has a ton of resources for school teachers – and free for Title 1 schools

Laura lane
February 11, 2016

Hi Marlynn!
Nice share..Liked It!
Though millions of children are practicing yoga at school, at home and in yoga studios around the world, this is the exercise which makes the body more flexible.

Earlier i use to be very lethargic when told to do yoga exercises but thankfully I’ve learned a few things since then but I understand more about child development, and positive communication too.

And I am more thankfull to you guys who keep sharing these blogs which encourages me alot and force me to do yoga everyday.

While you should establish a certain amount of structure and routine. Nourish imagination, ask for students and then genuinely listen to what they have to say.

Keep sharing!!

Promise Edem Nukunu
February 2, 2016

Such a wonderful piece. As a Holistic Medical Doctor, i recommend this exercise to everyone to improve his or her health.

T. Lavon Lawrence
February 1, 2016

A WONDERFUL piece on integrating Yoga into your child’s life as a fun to enhance both mental and physical development! Definitely sharing this!

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