4-H Yoga Project
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4-H Yoga Project

  • Author(s): Borba, John
  • Diaz, Claudia
  • Horowitz, Marcel
  • Iaccopucci, Anne
  • Klisch, Shannon
  • Lewis, Kendra
  • Soule, Katherine
  • Worker, Steven
  • et al.

Yoga is a type of physical activity that combines movement with breathing and focused concentration. In this project, you will learn breathing exercises, postures, and mindful practices that help strengthen the mind and body.

  • •Increase physical fitness
  • •Learn strategies for stress management
  • •Explore the benefits of concentrated focus and attention
  • •Practice movements that improve flexibility and balance
This sheet outlines activity ideas at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels of skill; also gives suggestions on how to tie the activity to STEM, healthy living, citizenship, and leadership goals.

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