Yoga for Girls: Benefits for Tweens and Teens

Via on Jan 3, 2011
NYC kids and teens yoga expert Sarah Herrington joins us to talk about the benefits of yoga for tween and teenage girls. The transition from little girl to grown woman often results in a crisis in confidence as young women face media manipulation, uncertain moral standards, heavy peer pressure, academic & career dilemmas. Yoga can help. Tune in to discover how yoga can improve body image, reduce stress, fight depression and much more. A must listen for anyone with young women in their lives!
Original Air Date: January 3, 2011

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About Donna Freeman

Teacher, author and expert on yoga for kids and teens, Donna Freeman firmly believes that yoga can be done anywhere, by anyone, at anytime. She grew up in British Columbia, Canada but was introduced to yoga while living in Cape Town, South Africa during her nomad years. She is currently learning acroyoga with her kids and enjoys practicing tadasana while pumping gas or washing dishes. Bob Weisenberg describes her book Once Upon a Pose: A Guide to Yoga Adventure Stories for Children as indispensible. For more about yoga for kids and teens visit her website or the facebook page


6 Responses to “Yoga for Girls: Benefits for Tweens and Teens”

  1. Another great interview, Donna. I'm so glad you're posting these highly relevant articles here on Elephant.

    Bob W.
    Yoga Editor

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