Sting backs yoga for kids

Many age-old routes to wellbeing have enjoyed a resurge in public interest in the last few decades, not least the ancient practice of yoga. And now a starry group of celebs are adding their names to a campaign to bring the benefits of yoga to school children.

The likes of Sting, Peter Gabriel, Sheryl Crow, Seal and Ziggy Marley have all backed the Yoga Revolution scheme by adding their voices to a new fundraising CD. Their hope is that the profits will allow yoga courses to be introduced into schools.

Yoga Revolution also has some support high up the US political tree, with statesman Rajan Zed backing the campaign by saying, “Public schools should include yoga in their curriculum. Yoga is a mental and physical discipline whose traces went back to around 2,000 BC.



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