Date of Award
Educational Specialist (EdS)
Department of Graduate Psychology
Children and adolescents experience anxiety to varying degrees; levels vary from healthy and motivating to clinically elevated and debilitating. At present, anxiety disorders are most commonly treated through psychopharmacology and cognitive behavioral therapy. This thesis contains a brief literature review of these existing treatments, followed by a presentation of the emerging support for mindfulness-based yoga programs, highlighting a particular opportunity for school-based mental health providers. Keywords: yoga, anxiety, wellness, prevention, school-based, holistic care.
Aaron, Jessica Dawn, "Finding Balance: School-Based Yoga Programs for the Prevention and Reduction of Anxiety" (2011). Educational Specialist. 27.