Controversy Surrounds Mangalore's Plan to Include Yoga in Schools

Mangalore's proposal to include yoga in its physical education curriculum has ruffled a few feathers in India, according to this article from The Times of India. In response to the proposal, a group of unnamed experts have called for a...
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Mangalore's proposal to include yoga in its physical education curriculum has ruffled a few feathers in India, according to this article from The Times of India. In response to the proposal, a group of unnamed experts have called for a...

Mangalore's proposal to include yoga in its physical education curriculum has ruffled a few feathers in India, according to this article from The Times of India. In response to the proposal, a group of unnamed experts have called for a long-term study of yoga's effect.on children. Short-term studies, they say, aren't enough to prove yoga is beneficial—or even safe.

What do you think? Do they have a point?