University of Minnesota Foundation – October 2015

Finding their center. Yoga program reduces anxiety for behavioral health patients, one breath at a time

MinnPost – Sept. 2015
Integrative mental health conference connects mainstream and alternative therapies

MN Yoga Magazine—Summer 2015
“Yoga Calm for Kids” — Teaching kids more than the ABC’s and 123’s. Yoga Calm teaches kids how to breathe, how to cope, how to be.

Natural Awakenings—Aug. 2008 (PDF)
“Stress-Proofing Kids through Yoga” — Five tips and stories of how Yoga Calm helps children reduce stress, develop self-control and cultivate compassion and sensitivity.

Home Life Magazine—Sept. 2008 (PDF)
“Remain Calm” — Imagine trying to hold the attention of a classroom full of energetic kindergarten students who are perpetually distracted…

Newspaper & Online

Inver Grove Heights Newsletter—Jan. 2011
“Bringing Yoga to the Classroom” — Can yoga calm classrooms and improve education? Yes, according to the proponents of a new program in the Inver Grove Heights School District.

Highland Villager—Jan. 2011

Star Tribune—Nov. 29, 2009
“Minnesota students acing yoga test” — More Minnesota schools are offering yoga for students, but kids are learning more than poses such as downward dog. Educators say yoga can give students an academic boost.—April 8, 2008
“One, Two, Tree: Yoga in the Classroom” — Bridgett Erickson reports on the Yoga Calm pilot program at Jefferson Elementary School in Minneapolis.

Star Tribune—May 21, 2008
“Bringing Calm to Class” — Two Minneapolis teachers piloted Yoga Calm, a program for using yoga to settle students down and prepare them for learning.

Linden Hills Newspaper—2008


Kare11—Sep. 21, 2013 “Yoga in Schools: Calms Kids, Reduces Behavior Problems”
A new program is showing promise when it comes to calming kids in the classroom, and it is resulting in fewer behavior issues.

ABC—Nov. 2, 2011 “National Yoga Calm Program in Duluth”

WCCO—Apr. 22, 2008