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‘May I Be Happy’ Screening to Discuss Mindfulness For Kids

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire ‘May I Be Happy’ Screening to Discuss Mindfulness For Kids

“Teaching children how to cope is one of the most important tasks we have,” noted Julia Handelman of the Youth Yoga Project. To further mindfulness in education, on Saturday, March 23 “May I Be Happy” will be screened at Studio 35 with proceeds from tickets sold going to the Youth Yoga Project’s programming.   “We are […]

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Youth Yoga Project Spring Fundraiser with keynote speaker Rep. Tim Ryan

  Youth Yoga Project Spring Fundraiser with keynote speaker Rep. Tim Ryan

Join the Yoga in Schools Movement by attending the Youth Yoga Project Spring Fundraiser on May 5th from 6pm – 9pm at The Boat House. The evening will feature a keynote address from Congressman Tim Ryan, author of “A Mindful Nation.” He will speak about the importance of mindfulness in schools. Attendees will also enjoy […]

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Youth Yoga Project Expanding in Columbus

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Youth Yoga Project Expanding in Columbus

“’I wish I had yoga when I was a kid in school.’ ‘I am so glad to hear kids have access to yoga in schools now.’ ‘Replace detention with yoga? I AM IN!’” These are some of the comments that make the Youth Yoga Project founders Julia Handelman and Lauren Greenspan smile. Last year, they […]

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Focus on Philanthropy: Youth Yoga Project Keeps Kids Calm and in Class

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Focus on Philanthropy: Youth Yoga Project Keeps Kids Calm and in Class

For many, stepping onto the yoga mat is a therapeutic necessity. After a day of stress and stimulation, going through the inhales and exhales, the flow from upward to downward dog, to table top, to child’s pose, can wipe a slate clean. Yoga has surged in popularity in recent years, with studios popping up in […]

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Successful Fundraiser held for Youth Yoga Project

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Successful Fundraiser held for Youth Yoga Project

“We are so full of thanks to everyone,” Lauren Greenspan said about the party/fundraiser held over the weekend for the Youth Yoga Project at Balanced Yoga in Clintonville. Julia Handelman, Greenspan’ partner in the project, was also grateful and pleased at the turnout. “We are so happy with the kids here, their parents, and the […]

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