News

Yoga becomes credit course at Parkland secondary school

Yoga will be on the curriculum at Parkland secondary come September.

Saanich school board officially OK’d the program outlined by teacher Kirsten Dibblee at Wednesday night's meeting.

Yoga will be offered as a Grade 12 credit course. The instructional week will involve two or three days of yoga practice with other days devoted to studying postures, learning about anatomy and physiology, yoga history and philosophy, relaxation methods and breathing techniques.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Virk shuffled to new job after Kwantlen flap
 
NDP blasts lottery corporation spending
 
Lava slows but still on track to hit Hawaii market
The Twelve Days of Christmas
 
Family of hit-and-run victim makes emotional public appeal w/video
 
Having fun at Hilton Centre
Deep Bay Marine Station — whale bones sold out
 
Grant aims to promote physical literacy for kids
 
Coroner confirms body that of missing senior

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 19 edition online now. Browse the archives.