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Yoga Impact in Schools

Yoga Impact in Schools

Adolescents from vulnerable and underserved communities are exposed to unique life stressors and trauma that may negatively affect academic achievement and performance. Yoga and mindfulness programs in K-12 have gained popularity over the last decade, as a promising intervention that could alleviate some of these inequities. While these programs cannot erase the structural issues that beset many public schools (e.g.,…

Meet the Y.O.G.A for Youth NC Advisory Board

Meet the Y.O.G.A for Youth NC Advisory Board

Azucena Santana “I’m serving on the advisory board because I believe it’s important to ensure our Latinx/Hispanic community is aware of Y.O.G.A. for Youth and its benefits.” Kenneth Strickland “I am on the board to advocate for marginalized children. I want to ensure the Y.O.G.A. for Youth curriculum is culturally competent, developmentally appropriate, and empowering.” Calvin Carter “As a Kundalini…

Y.O.G.A for Youth Teacher Training

Y.O.G.A for Youth Teacher Training

While we are still monitoring the current COVID-19 situation, we are thrilled to still be able to offer our teacher training. Next training is August 12th to August 16th 2020 in Durham, North Carolina. Reach out to keval@yogaforyouth.org for any questions or if you would like to schedule an informational call.

Yoga for Youth Partnership with Ovanova

Yoga for Youth Partnership with Ovanova

Have you ever been curious about incorporating more sustainable practices in your daily life? Did you know that the U.S. solar industry has grown significantly in the past decade while the cost of solar has declined by nearly 70 percent? As a result, solar energy has become a viable option for homeowners in terms of efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Some other…

Meet our Y4Y North Carolina Director and Teachers

Meet our Y4Y North Carolina Director and Teachers

Keval Kaur Khalsa, M.A., is a Professor of the Practice of Dance & Theater Studies at Duke University, a Kundalini Yoga Lead Teacher Trainer, and a Y.O.G.A. for Youth Teacher Trainer.  As a faculty member in the Duke University Dance Program for 31 years, Keval Kaur directed the Dance Program for seven years, and teaches courses in dance, Kundalini Yoga…