Dahn Yoga Community Goes to School by Helping Local School District in California

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Dahn Yoga & Health Centers, Inc., a national leader in health and wellness, spotlights the introduction of Dahn Yoga classes into California's Santa Ana Unified School District. Read how the school’s staff participants are developing trust in themselves and each other in "Dahn Yoga Life", Dahn Yoga’s monthly newsletter.

Instructor Freeland and the Santa Ana Unified School District staff in a recent Dahn Yoga class

Instructor Freeland and the Santa Ana Unified School District staff in a recent Dahn Yoga class

Little by little, Dahn Yoga worked its magic. From teachers to bus drivers to translators and librarians, attendees of all ages and body types greet each other warmly in class.

Dahn Yoga & Health Centers, Inc., a national leader in health and wellness, spotlights the introduction of Dahn Yoga classes into California's Santa Ana Unified School District. Read about how the school’s staff participants are developing trust in themselves and each other in the monthly newsletter, Dahn Yoga Life.

The June 2013 issue of Dahn Yoga Life features the story of instructor, Shelly Freeland. Dahn Yoga Master Freeland, who also has a seventeen year career as a fifth grade teacher, shares how the weekly classes have changed participants for the better. The article states “Little by little, Dahn Yoga worked its magic. From teachers to bus drivers to translators and librarians, attendees of all ages and body types greet each other warmly in class.”

Dahn Yoga Master Freeland’s story of giving back to her community and how Dahn Yoga’s benefits have changed her own life offers inspiration for many. She comments about her Santa Ana Unified School District class participants, “They are really starting to believe in themselves and that they can change themselves, and don’t need to look for a magic bullet.”

Read more about Freeland in the article, “Building Trust with Dahn Yoga” in this month’s edition of Dahn Yoga Life. This monthly publication offers a broad overview of topics of interest for Dahn Yoga practitioners and for those interested in learning more about Dahn Yoga benefits as well as information about Korean culture and current events in the Dahn Yoga community throughout the world.

About Dahn Yoga:

A national leader in health and wellness, Dahn Yoga is a dynamic mind-body practice originating in Korea that combines stretching, flowing movement, deep breathing exercises and Dahn Yoga meditation in a simple and easy to learn format that focuses on the development of the body’s core strength as the basis of physical, mental, and spiritual health. Dahn Yoga practice includes a unique emphasis on the brain as the determiner of health and well-being and classes may include brain exercises that challenge and sharpen the mind and help practitioners develop greater awareness and sensitivity to the well-being of their bodies.

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