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Off The Mat: Meet Kenneth Strickland

Off the Mat: Meet Kenneth Strickland Kenneth Strickland is a 27-year-old Memphis, Tennessee native, currently serving as one of the lead yoga instructors for the Y.O.G.A. for Youth research project being conducted at Phillips Middle School in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Kenneth studied psychology and education at Duke University, and now leads before and after school programs at E.K. Pole…

YOGA for Youth NC continues 2017 CAPS Programming

The Durham Arts Council, Creative Arts in Public & Private Schools/Community (CAPS) program has renewed their 2 year contract with Y.O.G.A. for Youth NC which allows us to participate in after schools programs. Here is a list of a few of the schools we have worked with so far in 2017: Roger-Herr Middle School The School for Creative Studies Roger-Herr Middle…

YOGA For Youth is now a CAPS Artist in Residence in local elementary and middle schools!

We are so excited about our new partnership with the Durham Arts Council to bring yoga workshops to local elementary and middle schools through their CAPS (Creative Arts in Public and Private Schools) Artists in Residency program! CAPS is a program that provides an easy-to-use and effective way for educators to integrate the arts into the curriculum. This longstanding program places professional artists in…

January Heroes of the Month: Stephanie and Jessica

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Nan, Lead Y.O.G.A. for Youth Teacher, with Stephanie , Y.O.G.A. for Youth Mentee, and Jessica, who is sponsoring classes for Stephanie at her yoga therapy studio. Stephanie Galvez-Ramirez is a junior at Enloe High School and a Y.O.G.A. for Youth mentee under the guidance of Lead Teacher Nan Maule.   Nan has this to say about Stephanie, “Stephanie is kind, smart, accepting, helpful…