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.

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

Step one: Mats out. Step two: breathe deep. Step three: assume poses. Step four: tense and relax muscles. Step five: sing.

According to a study by NYU Steinhardt researcher, Kristie Koenig, these five steps, 17 minutes a day, five days a week, for 16 weeks, resulted in a significant 500

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