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Elementary School Replaces Detention With Yoga

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A special grant from Denver Public Schools has allowed Doull Elementary to pilot a program where they trade out detention for Yoga.

“I teach children the practice of yoga and meditation,” said Trinidad Heffron.

For Miss Triny, as the kids call her, and for the school, this is about reevaluating the way they discipline, not taking it easy on the kids.

“Yoga and meditation, they’re not necessarily an easy practice. I would say it’s challenging, but useful,” said Heffron.

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