Jessica van Alderwerelt

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Is teaching yoga to kids a form of religious indoctrination? About a month ago, a California judge ruled that yoga could be taught in the Encinitas Union School District without…

Should kids be taught yoga in school?

Is teaching yoga to kids a form of religious indoctrination? About a month ago, a California judge ruled that yoga could be taught in the Encinitas Union School District without…

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