11. My Guidance Counselor Always Said I'd be a Great Yoga Student

  1. Liz Stillwaggon Swan PhD
  1. Eric Swan BA, MEd

Published Online: 6 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118121450.ch11

Yoga - Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body

Yoga - Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body

How to Cite

Swan, E. (2011) My Guidance Counselor Always Said I'd be a Great Yoga Student, in Yoga - Philosophy for Everyone: Bending Mind and Body (ed L. S. Swan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118121450.ch11

Author Information

  1. Johns Hopkins University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

Book Series:

  1. Philosophy for Everyone

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fritz Allhoff

Series Editor Information

  1. Western Michigan University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658802

Online ISBN: 9781118121450

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Keywords:

  • prana, yoga's vital energy;
  • yoga, for the most part absent in educational upbringing;
  • yoga's role in shaping social development of children;
  • stretching – body and mind – inherently being good;
  • ‘Yoga for children,’ by Laura Santegelo;
  • kids learning yoga, cultivating health and wellness;
  • kids, learning to ‘stretch instead of contract’ in the face of life;
  • ‘yoga in public schools’;
  • yoga in schools and educational uses of yoga

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Looking Back

  • Looking Forward

  • Namaste

  • From the Individual to the Universal

  • Yoga in Schools

  • Furthering the Case for Yoga in Schools

  • Specific, Additional Options Worth Considering

  • Conclusion