East Iredell Elementary School Backpack Program

Currently, 90 students receive weekly food backpacks.  30 backpacks are provided from the school’s own pantry and the remaining backpacks are filled by local churches.  Students are identified by teacher referral, parent referral, or counselor/admin referral.

Does yoga improve heart health?

Renowned institutions and organizations in the US and Europe have evidence that it does. Most notably the American Heart Association states yoga helps rehabilitation after a cardiac event. Heart disease is the number one cause of mortality in the United States. It has...