Yoga 4 Schools objectives are:

Teachers:

  • To offer students a number of healthy ways to express and balance their emotions through physical activity.
  • To bring students into the present moment, the most basic requirement for learning.
  • To create an atmosphere of confidence, enthusiasm and non-competitiveness, where everyone can succeed.
  • To promote a more relaxed, comfortable state of being – the perfect state for teaching and learning.
  • To empower students to support their own health and well-being, in and out of the classroom.

Students:

  • To engage in character building activities that support social and emotional intelligence.
  • To improve confidence and self-esteem.
  • To enhance motor skills and balance.
  • To enhance organisational and communication skills.
  • To improve listening skills.
  • To improve mind/body awareness and connection.
  • Develop a process of focusing awareness on the present moment and acknowledging and accepting feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, in a non-judgmental way