The Your Own Greatness Affirmed (YOGA) for Youth program delivers yoga to urban inner-city schools with the goal of providing practical benefits that support underserved children at high risk of behavioral and emotional problems. A 10-week YOGA for Youth program delivered 1 to 2 times per week was implemented in 3 schools in urban neighborhoods to examine the effect of the program on student stress, affect, and resilience.
- Language: English
- Target / Subjects: A grade 6 female class was chosen followed by a grade 7 male class, and a total of 25 students enrolled in the study.
- Author: Meliné Sarkissian, Natalie L. Trent, Karen Huchting, Sat Bir Singh Khalsa
- Date Published / Reference: J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2018 Apr;39(3):210-216.
- Covered Diseases: Stress, Behavioral and Emotional Problems