Participating Schools & Hospitals

In the last eight years over 6,000 educators and related service providers have been trained in Yoga Calm techniques benefiting an estimated 35,000 children per day. Results include the following:

  • Boost in attendance rates
  • Increase time on task – specifically reading time
  • Decrease behavioral referrals and thereby time out of the classroom
  • Improve feelings of community – #1 predictor of HS graduation (Search Institute)
  • Improve auditory comprehension in students
  • Ability to transition between classes more effectively
  • More quickly exhibit on task behavior
  • Improve ability to demonstrate reflection in writing
  • Lower classroom volume by 21db leading to less teacher redirection
  • Improve direction following, imitation, and choice making in early childhood after calming activities
  • 100% awareness in students on how to self-calm in 4th Grade classroom


Raymond Yu, Elementary School Principal

Carla Olson, UMN Amplatz Children’s Hospital

MN Schools Participating in Yoga Calm


• Oak Grove Elementary*

Columbia Heights

Centennial Lakes

• Kids Club: before/after school

Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan

• Black Hawk Middle School

• Cedar Park

• Dakota Ridge

• Dakota Middle School

• Diamond Path School of

International Studies

• Echo Park

• Falcon Ridge

• Glacier Hills

• Parkview

• Rosemount Middle School

• Westview

• Southview Elementary


• Countryside Elementary


• Eisenhower Elementary*

• Tanglen Elementary

Inver Grove Heights

• Hilltop Elementary*

• Pine Bend Elementary*


• Christina Huddleston Elementary

• Special educators and support staff


• Brightwater Montessori

• Jefferson – K-8*

• Lake Harriet*

• Lucy Laney

• MERC Alternative High School

• Minneapolis Jewish Day School

• Nellie Stone*

• Southwest High School

• Washburn High School


• Fair Oaks

• Garden City

• Fernbrook Elementary

Richfield Public Schools*

• Richfield Dual Language School*

• Sheridan*

• Centennial*

School Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists

• Bloomington Public Schools

• DesMoines

• District 196

• Eden Prairie

• Minneapolis Public Schools

• Osseo

• St. Cloud

• St. Paul Public Schools*

St. Anthony/New Brighton

• St. Anthony Park Elementary

• Lakes International Language Academy

• Parks Spanish Immersion

• Wilshire Elementary

St. Louis Park

• Aquilla

• Park Spanish-Emersion School

• Peter Hobert Elementary

St. Paul

• K-12- OT/PT/DAPE/Music Therapy

• K-12 Paraprofessionals

• K-12 Phys. Ed.*

• K-12 School Nurses*

• Physical Education Teachers*

• Adams Spanish Immersion School

• Battle Creek*

• Capitol Hill

• Cherokee Heights Elementary

• Discovery Clubs (before/after school programs)

• Four Seasons A+ Elementary*

• Frost Lake

• Groveland Elementary

• Horace Mann Elementary School

• Highland Catholic

• JJ Hill Montessori*

• Journeys Secondary School

• Linwood/Monroe*

• Nativity

• Ramsey Middle School

• Randolph Heights

• RiverEast*

• St. Thomas More

• The LAB

• Wellstone Elementary


White Bear ALC

District-Wide Initiatives

• Elk River

• ISD 287

• Minneapolis Public Schools

• Red Lake School District

• Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan

• St. Paul Public Schools

* = SHIP Grant Recipient

States Participating in Yoga Calm







New York

North Dakota




Hospitals Participating in Yoga Calm

Fairview Recovery Services: Day Outpatient Program

Gerard Academy

Mayo Clinic Psychiatric Unit

University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital