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Yoga in Colorado Springs schools

Posted at 10:34 AM, Aug 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-05 12:35:37-04
Parents and kids at Nancy Lewis Park on Sunday to take yoga for a ‘Peaceful Warriors’ fundraiser

As parents make sure they have updated medical records and school supplies for their students, some parents are looking at incorporating something else this school year: Yoga.

While it’s grown in popularity throughout the nation, it’s also becoming more common for schools to have some type of yoga or meditation in the classroom.

Peaceful Warriors, a local group in Colorado Springs, wanted to make sure more students had access to yoga at school.

‘Oh everybody needs yoga,’ said Lenora Degen, co-found of Peaceful Warriors, ‘that’s what I think anyways.’

Which is why they started the organization, and now they’re offering scholarships- to make it affordable for every family.

Peaceful Warriors is currently scheduled to be in about a dozen schools in Colorado Springs, namely Title I schools.

The organization is offering scholarships to anyone to make sure all students can attend.

‘Kids are so open to this stuff, so much more than adults,’ said Degen.

If you’d like to learn more about the program and how to get involved, click here.