PBS NewsHour

Low-income students combat stress with mindfulness

Clip: 03/03/2014 | 7m 45s

At Cesar Chavez Academy in East Palo Alto, Calif., 7th graders are learning yoga as a way to cope with the stress of life in a community rife with homelessness, shootings and gang war trauma. By teaching these children to pay close attention to their breathing and movements, Stanford University researchers are hoping they will focus better in school and beyond. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 03/03/14

Rating: NR

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