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(UK) Bath: Yoga to address "mental health epidemic brewing amongst our young people"

Jan 10, 2018, (UK) Bath Chronicle: Eight ways yoga and mindfulness can stop social media from stressing out your children http://www.bathchronicle.co.uk/news/news-opinion/eight-ways-yoga-mindfulness-can-1040072 As a yoga teacher who specialises in teaching children, when I talk with the young people in my sessions about what stresses them out, or causes them anxiety, without a doubt one of the main reasons they give is the effects of social media. … When I launched Yogadoo almost two years ago, I could see there was already a mental health epidemic brewing amongst our young people. … As a specialist young people’s yoga teacher, I’ve personally worked with pupils in more than 50 schools aged 4-16 across Bath and the surrounding area. Yogadoo also run events, holiday clubs, after school clubs for teenagers and as patron of Mentoring Plus, I run yoga and mindfulness sessions for some of the young people the charity supports in the Bath and Somerset area. We teach children yoga, mindfulness and crucial relaxation techniques to equip them for life’s challenges. But how could these skills help them combat the affects of the social media and digital revolution? I actually believe these skills are life changers, potentially life savers.