By Holly Lebowitz Rossi
January 09, 2013

Although parents have expressed vocal concern that a yoga program in place in five Encinitas, California schools are religiously inappropriate because of the practice's Hindu roots, organizers of the program say the it will continue and expand to all nine of the city's elementary schools.  Proponents of the program say that it is part of an important physical education and healthy living program designed to help kids care for their bodies and regulate their emotions.

Image: Child doing yoga, via Shutterstock

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