About this Resource
This wonderful video from the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center teaches about yoga and some of its great health benefits! Yoga is an amazing exercise for both your brain and your body. As a great form of low-intensity movement that involves stretching and mindfulness practices, yoga is an effective way to distress, decrease anxiety, promote calmness, and increase physical and mental energy. In other words, yoga makes you FEEL BETTER!
Who This Is Meant For
This resource is meant for parents, kids, teens, and providers.
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