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Why Join Hands

    • Yoga teaches compassion, empathy, self-confidence, and self-reflection—all of which lead to a more grounded individual, and thus, foster the growth of an individual less likely to express his or her emotions through self-destructive habits or in negative, non-productive ways such as violence.

    • Yoga gives students a way to strengthen and regulate their bodies, minds and emotions.

    • Research in neuroscience shows that through the reduction of stress, yoga increases test scores, school attendance, graduation rates, and alleviates test anxiety. Yoga teaches students to deal with academic challenges from a place of calm and confidence, increasing  their enjoyment of learning and their overall academic performance.

Where Hands Are Joined

    • High Schools: Druid Hills, Clarkston, Chattahoochee

    • Middle Schools: Elkins Point, Autrey Mill, Wesley International Academy, Renfroe

    • Elementary Schools: Allgood, Jolly, Indian Creek, Smoke Rise, Abbotts Hill, Lake Windward, Barnwell, Medlock Bridge, Fernbank, Atlanta Montessori International School, Oak Grove, Mary Lin, Springdale Park, Avondale, Winnona, Sweet Apple

    • K-12: Mill Springs Academy, Woodward Academy

What The Kids Say...

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