Teaching Yoga in Schools for children’s benefits

If yoga is taught to children with the right approach there are huge physical, emotional and educational benefits. With the use of technology and tight school budgets, children and young adults around the world need activity. The current generation of children has a hard time focusing, does not get enough exercise, and does not get enough nutrition.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children spend no more than 1-2 hours a day watching television or participating in entertainment media like video games; however, studies show that the average child or adolescent spends six or more hours a day on combined entertainment like television, computer programs, video games, and DVDs. The AAP concludes that as a result of this media consumption, children and adolescents are more vulnerable to increased health risks like obesity, poor self-image, increased aggression, lowered academic performance, and a lack of adequate nutrition.

One way schools have tried to combat the negative effects of physical inactivity during class time is by introducing yoga training into the school day. Due to the fact that studies have shown that children who practice yogic exercises are more engaged academically, struggle less with anxiety or hyperactivity and are physically healthier and more active, giving children a chance to practice yogic techniques in schools can benefit the entire system.

Benefits for Schools and children


Benefits at a glance

Concentration – children can transfer their concentration skills to other areas of the curriculum

Behaviour – improving and changing challenging behaviour is at the core of our teaching approach . This is one of the major benefits of of providing yoga as part of the integrated school day.

Do read the case study: Can Yoga Improve Behaviour?

Physical fitness – increased flexibility, muscles toned and strengthened, better posture, healthier bones, improved balancing skills.

Relaxation & Calming – children learning how to stay calm in difficult situations. In other words they learn how to be in control by using their new found breathing techniques and calming skills

This is often a major breakthrough for many children who may never get the opportunity to learn how to relax.

Well-being & self esteem – children enjoying a great sense of achievement from the posture work because we make the activities achievable and fun. In addition children feel good about themselves and their bodies because of the exercise.

Children improve their social skills because of the yoga games we play which focus on teamwork, listening, cooperation and other social areas.

They feel in control and responsible because of their ability to be calm and relaxed. They are included and valued regardless of size, intellectual ability or culture.

Since introducing a daily, 30-minute yoga lesson into her fourth-grade classroom last fall, teacher Janae Andrews has noted that her class as a whole has become better at focusing and staying on-task. She agrees with researchers who have concluded that yoga enables students an opportunity to feel more settled as it gives them strategies for dealing with stress or negative emotions.

“We started with 10 minutes of deep breathing exercises,” I could tell a difference from the way the students were behaving right before we did yoga to the way they behaved right after.”

Many teachers don’t feel they need to go that far, since a normal yoga class for kids is comprised of a warm-up, a flowing routine, and a concluding time meant to calm the brain and relax the body. Students will benefit physically from the activity, emotionally from the release of endorphins and mentally from the renewed ability of the brain to focus.

“Yoga,” Hands concludes, “is the best method I have to enhance classroom behavior and increase basic skills retention.


Lemon – 10,000 times stronger than Chemotherapy

Well – what a remedy for the disease unbelievable – There is no harm just drinking this water as a normal water, day to day?

Please pass this on to your family and friends.
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Just cut 2-3 thin slices of lemon in a cup/container and add drinking water will become “alkaline water”,
drink for the whole day, just by adding drinking water. Take it as drinking water every day is good for everybody.
The surprising benefits of lemon!
I remain perplexed!
Institute of Health Sciences, 819 N. L.L.C. Charles Street Baltimore , MD 1201.
This is the latest in medicine, effective for cancer!
Read carefully & you be the judge
Lemon (Citrus ) is a miraculous product to kill cancer cells .
It is 10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy
Why do we not know about that?
Because there are laboratories interested in making a synthetic version that will bring them huge profits.
You can now help a friend in need by letting him/her know that lemon juice is beneficial in preventing the disease.
Its taste is pleasant and it does not produce the horrific effects of chemotherapy.
How many people will die while this closely guarded secret is kept, so as not to jeopardize the beneficial multimillionaires large corporations?
As you know, the lemon tree is known for its varieties of lemons and limes.
You can eat the fruit in different ways:
you can eat the pulp, juice press, prepare drinks, sorbets, pastries, etc…
It is credited with many virtues, but the most interesting is the effect it produces on cysts and tumors.
This plant is a proven remedy against cancers of all types.
Some say it is very useful in all variants of cancer.
It is considered also as an anti microbial spectrum against bacterial infections and fungi,
effective against internal parasites and worms,
it regulates blood pressure which is too high and an antidepressant, combats stress and nervous disorders.
The source of this information is fascinating:
it comes from one of the largest drug manufacturers in the world,
says that after more than 20 laboratory tests since 1970, the extracts revealed that :
It destroys the malignant cells in 12 cancers
including colon, breast, prostate, lung and pancreas
The compounds of this tree showed 10,000 times better than the product Adriamycin, a drug normally used chemotherapeutic in the world, slowing the growth of cancer cells.
And what is even more astonishing:
this type of therapy with lemon extract only destroys malignant cancer cells and it does not affect healthy cells.
Dr Vipla Puri
Department of Lab-Medicine
P.D Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
Institute of Health Sciences,
819 N. L.L.C. Cause Street , Baltimore , MD1201

Heart Attacks And Drinking Warm Water

Forwarding an article which is useful information. Read on and apply it.

A very good article which takes two minutes to read. I’m sending this to persons I care about……..I hope you do too!!! 

Heart Attacks And Drinking Warm Water 


This is a very good article. Not only about the warm water after your meal, but about Heart Attacks. The Chinese and Japanese drink hot tea with their meals, not cold water, maybe it is time we adopt their drinking habit while eating.

For those who like to drink cold water, this article is applicable to you. It is nice to have a cup of cold drink after a meal. However, the cold water will solidify the oily stuff that you have just consumed. It will slow down the digestion. Once this ‘sludge’ reacts with the acid, it will break down and be absorbed by the intestine faster than the solid food. Itwill line the intestine. Very soon, this will turn into fats and lead to cancer.

It is best to drink hot soup or warm water after a meal. 

Common Symptoms Of Heart Attack…
A serious note about heart attacks – You should know that not every heart attack symptom is going to be the left arm hurting 

. Be aware of intense pain in the jaw line.

You may never have the first chest painduring the course of a heart attack. Nauseaand intense sweating are also common symptoms. 60% of people who have a heart attack while they are asleep do not wake up.. Pain in the jaw can wake you from a sound sleep. Let’s be careful and be aware. The more we know, the better chance we could survive. 


Valuable Information! 
Correct timing to drink water, will maximize its effectiveness on the Human body. 

Two (02) glasses
 of water – After waking up – Helps activate internal organs
One (01) glass of water – 30 minutes before meal – Help digestion.
One (01) glass of water – Before taking a bath – 
Helps lower blood pressure.
One (01) glass of water – Before sleep – To avoid stroke or heart attack. 

cardiologist says if everyone who reads this message sends it to 10 people, you can be sure that we’ll save at least one life. Read this & Send to a friend. It could save a life…So, please be a true friend and send this article to all your friends you care about. 

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Throat diseases

Throat diseases are common during winters. Sore throat is a common disease, in which the voice is disrupted. The throat becomes dry and the patient coughs after a few intervals and sometimes complains of breathing trouble as well. It is generally caused when hot and cold things are combined. For example, drinking cold water and going out in the sun. Soreness can also occur due to excessive speaking, singing, or presence of some foreign particles in the throat. Sometimes voice disruption is caused when there is swelling in the phlegmatic membrane at the top of the windpipe.

Yogic Cure for Sound Sleep:

Practice Yoga nidra for 30 minutes daily – it overcomes nervous weakness, fatigue, mental stress, negative thoughts, high blood pressure, etc. It gives complete rest, strength, enthusiasm and happiness to the body, mind, brain and soul.

In the beginning the practitioner should do the following yogasanas to get complete benefit. Practicing Katichakrasana makes the body light and fresh. It improves the digestion process, and makes the spine flexible.

Vajrasana is the best asana for the patient of insomnia. It is a meditative posture and overcomes playfulness of the mind, digestive problems, gastric trouble, indigestion and insomnia.

Bhujangasana strengthens the nervous system; it has a positive impact on the stomach, keeps the spine flexible and helps in enjoying sound sleep.

Shalabhasana is also very beneficial for the patient of insomnia. It cures the diseases of the spine, overcomes backache and sciatica pain, and strengthens the nervous system and removes sleeplessness.

Makarasana and Pavanmuktasana should also be practiced regularly. Hastapodottanasana is also beneficial for sleeplessness.

Include Paschimottasana, Ushtrasana, Halasana, Sarvangasana, and Ardhamatysendrasana after one or two months. Do Shavasana for five to ten minutes in the end for relaxation.

Practice Kapalbhati and Nadi shodhana pranayama in the end. Brahmari pranayama is also beneficial in the case of sleeplessness. The above yogic processes have a magical and positive affect on the body, which overcomes insomnia.