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Ancient Practices Offer Teens Tools to Cope

Julie Flynn Badal | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Flynn Badal

On a brisk October morning, Bart van Melik taught a yoga class at Humanities Prep. Students arrived in the drafty auditorium for their first-period class. Some yawned and sighed as they straggled down the aisles in their hoodies and oversized jeans.

The Death of a Generation

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Russell Simmons

I feel a renewed commitment to bringing yoga to kids throughout the New York City public school system and throughout the country.

Madonna & Lourdes, Heather Graham & A Solo Gwyneth At Benefit (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Madonna had a pretty young date at the 2nd Annual Bent on Learning Benefit, and it wasn't toyboy Jesus Luz. She brought eldest daughter Lourdes Leon. ...

Bent on Learning: Why Increased Accessibility to Yoga Is a Vital Endeavor

Eddie Stern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eddie Stern

That spirit of consumerism has helped to make yoga a household word, and that's not an entirely bad thing. I believe that increased accessibility to yoga is a positive result of yoga's modernization.

Gwyneth Paltrow Defends GOOP

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Gwyneth Paltrow hit back at critics of her lifestyle newsletter and website At a charity event in New York she hosted for Bent On ...