Yoga in Orange County Charter Schools

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This project will enable Y.O.G.A. for Youth to continue after school programing in the Orange County School District in North Carolina. We've been asked be an ongoing part of their after school "After 3" programs in the current seven schools we serve, and introduce yoga into their Partnership Academy alternative high school program. A 2010 study (led by Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD of Harvard University) has shown Academic Performance Index (API) growth in schools participating our program.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Y.O.G.A. for Youth is committed to alleviating violence, vandalism, substance abuse, obesity, eating disorders, teen pregnancy, sexual assault, bullying, suicide, poor grades, low self esteem and other self defeating behaviors that are prevalent among today's youth.

How will this project solve this problem?

Our curriculum addresses major components associated with diminishing fear, the root cause of anger, and increasing a belief in one's own greatness. We provide youth with tools for self-discovery that foster hope, discipline and respect for self, others and community.

Potential Long Term Impact

Y.O.G.A. for Youth has been teaching yoga techniques and principles to kids for over sixteen years. In that time, the organization has served over eighteen thousand youth, supporting the management of health, wellness, grief, anxiety, stress, violence, and other symptoms associated with anger that prevent brilliant little minds from realizing their full potential.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).



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Y.O.G.A. for Youth helps students and urban youth improve academic performance. Our program also helps decrease stress levels and behavior issues. A 2010 study (led by Sat Bir Singh Khalsa, PhD of Harvard University) showed Academic Performance Index (API) growth in schools participating in the Y.O.G.A. for Youth program. project reportread updates from the field


Y.O.G.A. for Youth

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Project Leader

Krishna Kaur Khalsa

Founder & CEO
Los Angeles, Ca United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Yoga in Orange County Charter Schools