The Forest For The Trees

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Another session teaching yoga in the Boys & Girls Club K-6 after-school program has come to an end.

We’ve played games, practiced poses and learned to slow down, by focusing on the breath to help real world childhood stressors melt away.

This is Tree Pose.  At the beginning of the year all eyes scanned the room comparing… wobbling.  Fast forward to today, when the kids have learned that tapping into their unique beauty is the strength that will lift up their branches and steady them through any storm.

Each tree in a forest is different, just as each child is specially unique.  By releasing their grip on an artificial idea of perfection, each child’s branches will naturally reach for the sky.

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