NYU Steinhardt Research: Yoga Boosts Socialization, Mind-Body Connection, and Focus Among Autistic Students


Study by NYU Steinhardt researcher, Kristie Koenig, says 16-week yoga reginmen resulted in a significant decrease in aggressive behavior, social withdrawal, and hyperactivity for Autistic students attending District 75’s P. 176X in the Bronx. The school serves the largest population of students on the Autism Spectrum in the nation.