Education  India Project #35834

Teach Yoga to Village Children in India

A microproject by Karuna-Shechen
Teach Yoga to Village Children in India

Project Report | Apr 16, 2019
Teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to Children in India

By Melanie Steele | Karuna-Shechen USA

Studies show that yoga and mindfulness reduce anxiety, increase attention, and improve cognitive performance in children. For students in remote, underserved villages in India, yoga is a simple & sustainable way to engage young minds, boost potential, and improve quality of life for years to come.

Thanks to your generous support, Karuna-Shechen was able to teach yoga skills to improve the lives of 510 children in remote Indian villages.

The children reached through this project not only participated in yoga classes, but also learned tools to manage stress and increase concentration, as well as develop positive physical and emotional practices. The instruction encouraged self-esteem and body awareness while helping to foster cooperation and compassion!

Together, we are giving children a better chance to learn, develop, and carry these benefits with them throughout their lives.

From all of us at Karuna-Shechen, we thank you for reaching out across the globe to support our project — a perfect example of compassion in action.

A sustainable way to engage young minds
A sustainable way to engage young minds
We taught this beneficial skill to 510 children
We taught this beneficial skill to 510 children
Children can use this skill throughout their lives
Children can use this skill throughout their lives


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Location: New York, NY - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @KarunaShechen
Project Leader:
Vivian Kurz
Kew Gardens , NY United States

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