Youth Yoga

Youth yoga’s curriculum integrates yoga practices with evidence-based interventions to support youth in building resilience and in the management of traumatic experiences. The Program aims to empower youth with accessible and effective tools to regulate their emotions and connect to their personal values and strengths.

Yeah Yoga’s curriculum is unique in significant ways. It was built with student feedback in design sessions and integrates evidence-based practices to aid with the development of healthy behavioral skills within the context of a yoga class. YEAH! YOGA programming utilizes a trauma-informed lens centered on resilience. Healing Focused Yoga is more inclusive and resists the tendency to overemphasize trauma. Yoga postures and breathing techniques are shared with mindfulness meditation practices informed by Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Youth Yoga support youth in managing traumatic experiences, including the trauma of incarceration as well as other adverse childhood experiences.

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