Yoga Burrito

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July gifts us with the coldest evening on record as The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati summer Project Yoga session ends.

After completing stretching and balancing poses, we all sit on our mats and breath deeply. Focusing on the breath directs attention and promotes relaxation, providing the kids a simple and accessible tool to reduce anxiety.  We select a place to go in our imagination, then relax on our mats and have a peaceful rest.

The kids say their “Yoga Nap” is the part of class they like best.  I watch the most fidgety child roll up in his mat like a yoga burrito and finally become still.  I breathe deeply myself, knowing I’m making a difference.

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One thought on “Yoga Burrito

  1. I shared this with my friend Ryan who has three young boys of her own. Her comment: How did she get them to sit in the first place?

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