The Yoga by Design Foundation teamed up with the St. Clair Butterfly Foundation to bring the peace and healing powers of yoga to the at-risk students of Madison Preparatory High School.
Over a period of 8 weeks, through the expert instruction of Brian Granader of Red Lotus Yoga, we provided an average of 22 students the ability to reflect within themselves through the teachings of Yoga.
We were provided feedback from the High School Principal Leslie Renne Kegebein, and here's what she had to say about our services:
"The Yoga Program at Madison Prep ran for 8 weeks and was very well received by our students. Due to our at-risk population and their lack of comfort in being vulnerable, it was amazing to see the kids participate. They slowly let their walls down and began to trust the process and trust the instructor. Yoga was instrumental in helping the kids relax and take on a different attitude when things during the day caused them stress. It also was a perfect opportunity for kids who came to school with a chip on their shoulder, to de-stress and get a fresh perspective!"
We hope that the positive reactions we have recieved from this program will shed light on future yoga programs with the St. Clair Butterfly Foundation.