This pilot study examined the effects of a classroom-based yoga intervention on cortisol concentrations and perceived behaviour in children. The study took place over ten weeks in two classrooms. Cortisol levels were measured and teachers recorded their perceptions of the effects of the intervention on students’ cognitive, social, and emotional skills. The results suggested that school-based yoga may be advantageous for stress management and behaviour.
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