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Calif. School District Bends Over Backward to Avoid Religion Controversy in Kids’ Yoga Classes

posted on December 17, 2012

In The Washington Post, an Associated Press article reports on a church-state controversy in Encinitas, California. The public school system has hired full-time yoga teachers as part of an overall wellness curriculum which is intended to relieve stress and help students focus. However, some parents find it problematic. One parent, Mary Eady, believes that yoga “will change the way you think. What they are teaching is inherently spiritual, it’s just inappropriate therefore in our public schools.” 

Read at The Washington Post