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Charlotta will explore the trajectory of yoga for young people across the globe in the last 19 years. Together with a team of teenagers, Charlotta will explore the ways that yoga is changing lives across the globe in various scenarios, including Youth Justice, PRU, Youth work, Mainstream schools and yoga centres. There will be testimonials of how yoga supported young people specifically with Eating disorders, self-harm, bullying and isolation.
The TeenYoga Foundation exists to promote yoga for young people and has been at the forefront of many research projects funded by the European Union, Sport England, BBC and various Universities worldwide. The foundations’ patrons include Sir Michael Dixon, Chair of College of Medicine, Prof of Medicine, Dr Khalsa, Harvard University, Sir Anthony Seldon, consultant to the UK Govt on education and Sir Duncan Selbie, iIrector of Public Health. More importantly our team of young people help and advise us from lived experience on how to improve our offering and they are representative of minority groups, such as neuro-divergent, LGTBQI+ and racial. We will look forward to a bright future where young people are emancipated to help each other thrive in natural and solid ways, through the science of yoga. We will chart how that is going to happen and through which avenues. We look forward to your insight, input and questions.