More elementary schools in Pinellas County could be cutting back on physical education classes next school year to make sure students and teachers get more out of class time.
Research shows that yoga can help young children learn skills such as focus, relaxation and self-control.
By next school year, most districts in Franklin County will let students bypass gym class if they play a sport or participate in marching band or cheerleading.
Public school yoga instructor Katie Campbell proudly looks out at 23 first graders as they contain their squirming in a kid-friendly version of the lotus position.
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