New Mexico legislator expresses unease about yoga

October 28, 2013 • State News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico legislator has voiced concern that stretching during school physical education activities is really yoga and could introduce children to Eastern religions.

The discussion occurred as Albuquerque elementary school teacher Ann Paulls-Neal recently spoke to a legislative study committee about student health and childhood obesity, the Albuquerque Journal ( ) reported.

Paulls-Neal said she refers to her class exercises as “stretching or mat work” rather than yoga because she Login to read more

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