LOCKPORT, Ill. – One suburban school is trying to help students tackle tension amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Lockport Township High School is helping students find balance.
“I’ve learned I need to breathe and relax. I know my mom has told me that for years, but I guess I finally listened when my teacher told me,” said Anise Puckett, who is a senior at Lockport Township.
Mindfulness is now part of the curriculum at this southwest suburban school.
Yoga and meditation take the place of dodgeball and traditional PE activities, which can’t happen because of COVID-19.
“Due to not being able to get dressed, you know, kids can’t use equipment…things like that. So in place, we are adding this in at least once a week, sometimes twice or more if it’s possible,”…