The California school district involved in a legal battle over yoga being taught in a California school system heard from one teenager who claims she will live with a lifetime of pain because of the instruction.
A group of parents sued to shut down the Encinitas Union School District (EUSD) yoga program because they claim it has religious roots.
After a San Diego County judge determined the classes were watered down enough to be more stretching than religious teaching, the case is now in the hands of the Fourth District appeals court.
At an EUSD board meeting Tuesday night, an eighth grader shared how six months in yoga class left her with $2,000 in medical bills and a lifetime of hip pain.
Katie Prince, 14, said yoga poses in her sixth grade PE class either aggravated or caused the hip impingement she struggles with today.
“When I was in yoga I was in a lot of pain and I couldn’t walk and my hips were grinding on each other,” Prince said. Continue reading >>