"It’s so worthwhile to integrate social skills and character education into the curriculum. This program does that seamlessly. The mood cards are an excellent opportunity for students to express themselves ... I truly enjoy hearing my students use words like loving, confidence, and respect, which can be so abstract, yet which are contextualized through the weekly assignments of Yoga 1,2,3 ... The reality is that students in my community face many obstacles and have persevered through some particularly harsh experiences. It is extremely empowering for them to know that they possess the key to their own feelings and can change their mood and thereby change their course in life ... I was in a meeting the other day for a student who had severe behavior problems in the second grade. I desc.."
- Elena Medina, 3rd Grade School Teacher, December 2004