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Mrs. La Bue Robles from El Cajon CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calm Body, Calm Mind: Yoga In The Classroom

My students need yoga game mats.

  • $1,168 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Studies have shown that incorporating yoga into the classroom has resulted in lower stress levels, better test and class performances and a better body image. Having a fun way to practice yoga would be of great benefit the students in our program.

Our students are in this special program because have behavioral issues, depression and/or are emotionally disturbed.

They are an enthusiastic and hard working group of kids. We have special PBIS incentives in place to reward students for their work and their personal wins.

My Project

Structured movement is extremely helpful for students to get the "jitters" out before starting class. I like to have students do yoga before class to gently stretch and to calm their mind so that they are ready to learn. During block periods or during club time, I would like to have students spend more time on the mat. Doing yoga will help reduce stress and anxiety they may feel during the day and provide them with a safe way to let out steam.

Having an actual yoga mat to do yoga on makes it more effective.

We will also be able to incorporate more poses if students used a mat. Another great thing about this particular mat is that it comes with games and makes coming into correct alignment easy and fun. Yoga is another tool students can use to get any frustrations out in a safe manner and calm their mind for class.

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Mrs. La Bue Robles
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Phresh Yoga Mat & Game (Pink, Kids) • Amazon Business $58.00 14 $812.00
Kids Yoga Mat Color: Blue • Amazon Business $58.00 1 $58.00

Materials cost

$870.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$79.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$992.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$175.17

Total project goal

$1,167.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,167.82

2 Donors

-$1,142.82

Donations toward project cost

-$971.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$171.42

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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