Is yoga too religious for schools?


A group of parents in Encinitas, California have threatened “unspecified legal action” if free yoga classes at a local school aren’t stopped.

By Monique Minahan for Intentblog.com

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A group of parents in Encinitas, California have threatened “unspecified legal action” if free yoga classes at a local school aren’t stopped.

The lessons are funded by a three-year grant from the Jois Foundation. They’ve been formulated to focus only on the physical aspects of yoga, removing all religious content. A number of schools are already offering twice-weekly classes and others are slated to offer yoga starting January 2013.

Keep reading to uncover more on the controversy…

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