An excerpt from my book, "Stretched" was just published in MindBodyGreen. So happy to share it as it's on one of my favorite topics, Yoga for Children!
7 Ways Kids Benefit From Yoga www.mindbodygreen.com It's hard to be a kid today. Children deal with many distractions, temptations, overstimulation and peer pressure. Schools are challenged to do more with less and be creative in how they reach even
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