Between their tantrums and mood swings, their sense of wonder and sense of adventure, desire for knowledge and great physical energy levels, Teenage is really a beautiful, experimental time of our lives. It’s a time when an unknown force seems to propel us towards what we imagine and desire, the drive is strong, the heart is vulnerable and emotions galore. In such times Yoga, the ancient science of self-empowerment can really help the teenagers to become more aware and confident about their body, to realize a deeper sense of self-value, garner clarity, confidence and calmness allowing them to ease the everyday stresses and pressures of their lives.
In the back alleys of South Bombay, a small Municipal school gives shelter to a “paper bag” making unit and a Dream. A dream, that’s growing slowly but steadily over the last 3 years. A small batch of 12 boys from economically difficult backgrounds started building steps towards empowering themselves through the path of Yoga. Over the last 3 years hope was baked in the furnace of diligent practice and hard work, and sincerity nurtured the spirits of these boys who have achieved the stuff dreams are made of.
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