Yoga becomes credit course at Parkland secondary school

Saanich school district approves new yoga program that will teach anatomy, yoga philosophy to high school students

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.