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Poll: Should yoga be taught in Irish schools?

The practice is renowned to be a good way to improve mental health.

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FINE GAEL SENATOR Jerry Buttimer has called for yoga to be taught in schools as a way of developing positive mental health among Irish pupils.

The practice is renowned to be a good way of relieving stress, anxiety and improving mental health, as well as being good exercise.

According to a report in today’s Irish Examiner, Buttimer believes that yoga could give students the tools to cope with the strains of technology and boost their self-esteem.

So today we’re asking: Should yoga be taught in Irish schools?

Poll Results:

Yes (8402)
No (3931)
I don't know/No opinion (592)

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