Students at Academy for the Brilliant Child engage in yoga meditation and lessons to learn about benefits of the ancient artform. Students practice stretching, breathing, poses, and meditiation to help support their development and physical health and wellness. Articles support the belief that yoga is beneficial for children and teens in helping maintain balanced lives. Please contact the school or instructor if you are interested in participating or signing your student(s) up for a session. Yoga is an ancient system of physical exercise, breathing techniques and meditation practices that aim to strengthen the body and calm the mind.
As an instructor, yoga teaches so many principles. It is a lesson in discipline and listening skills.
It is extremely fun when students learn more challenging poses. And it is a very good way for students to work on developing good physical and mental balance and strength. The group poses require team work and active participation and engagement. Lessons can be integrated and often extend in to curriculum materials for World History, Art History, World Culture, Health and Wellness, Psychology, and Character Building.