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Seeking Out A Residential School For Your Troubled Girl? Our Central Florida Residential Treatment Center For Girls Has Much To Offer.

Seeking Out A Residential School For Your Troubled Girl? Our Central Florida Residential Treatment Center For Girls Has Much To Offer.

If your daughter is struggling, you will want to find the best
treatment to help her. Providence Pass near Orlando helps
girls from across Florida.

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  2. Individual, Family & Group Therapy
  3. Fun Recreational Activities
  4. Academics & Skill Building
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    Yoga for Teens:
    A Path to Mindful Growth

    The Benefits of Yoga for Teens

    Yoga is not just about bending and twisting. For teenagers, it is a way to strengthen their bodies and calm their minds. Here are some reasons why yoga is good for teens:

    • Improves balance and flexibility: Yoga poses stretch your muscles and increase your range of motion. With regular practice, your body will become more flexible.
    • Reduces feelings of stress and anxiety: Breathing deeply and focusing on the present moment during yoga can help clear your mind, making you feel less stressed.
    • Boosts concentration and memory: As you learn to control your breathing and improve your focus during yoga, you might find it easier to concentrate at school.
    • Supports emotional well-being: Yoga can lead to a greater sense of peace and emotional stability, which is very helpful during the teen years.
    • Promotes a healthy body image and self-esteem: When you practice yoga, you learn to appreciate what your body can do, which can make you feel better about yourself.

    Getting Teenagers Interested in Yoga

    To get teens excited about yoga, it helps to show that it can be enjoyable and social. First, let them see that yoga is a perfect way to take a break from screens. Explain how even a few minutes of yoga can be like hitting the reset button for your brain. It is not just about the poses; it is also about taking time out to relax. This can be very appealing for teens who are used to being online a lot.

    Another great way is to make yoga a way to hang out with friends. Suggest group classes or yoga challenges they can do together. This makes it fun and social. Teens might be more willing to try yoga if they see it as a cool thing to do with their friends.

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    At Providence Pass, we know how important it is to create the right space for yoga. This means having a place that is quiet, where teens can focus without distractions. The temperature should be comfortable, not too hot or cold. Soft lighting can also help to make the environment more relaxing. Sometimes, playing calm music or nature sounds in the background can make the yoga experience more enjoyable. Here is what we think makes a great yoga space:

    • A quiet, clean area where you will not be interrupted.
    • The room should be warm but not too hot.
    • Natural light is best, but if that is not possible, soft lighting will do.
    • Calming background music or sounds can help you relax.

    Yoga Poses Suitable for Teens

    Yoga is a journey of self-discovery that is accessible to all, including teens at any level of fitness or flexibility. Here’s a guide to some simple poses that are perfect for those just starting out:

    • Tadasana (Mountain Pose): Stand tall with your feet together, breathe deeply, and reach your hands towards the sky. Feel your feet root down into the earth as you stretch upwards, creating space in your spine.
    • Tabletop Pose: On your hands and knees, align your wrists under your shoulders and your knees under your hips. This pose builds a strong foundation and helps align the body correctly for other activities.
    • Downward Facing Dog: With hands and feet on the mat, lift your hips up and back, creating an inverted ‘V’ shape with your body. This classic pose rejuvenates the body and strengthens the core.
    • Child’s Pose: Kneel on the floor, touch your big toes together, sit on your heels, then lay your torso down between your thighs and stretch your arms forward. This resting pose centers, calms, and soothes the brain, making it a therapeutic posture for relieving stress.
    • Warrior II: Step one foot back, bend your front knee, and raise your arms to shoulder height, reaching them out to the sides. This powerful stance builds focus, power, and stability.
    • Tree Pose: Stand on one leg, bring the other foot’s sole to the inner thigh, and balance. This pose helps improve concentration and balance.
    • Bridge Pose: Lying on your back, bend your knees and lift your hips, creating a bridge with your body. This pose strengthens the back muscles and opens the chest.
    • Corpse Pose (Savasana): Lie flat on your back, with arms and legs comfortably apart, palms facing up. Close your eyes and breathe deeply, allowing your body to relax completely. It’s an essential pose for relaxation and stress relief.
    • Easy Pose (Sukhasana): Sit with your legs crossed, hands on knees, spine straight, and breathe deeply. This classic meditative pose promotes an experience of peacefulness and calm.

    Incorporating Yoga into Recovery Programs

    At Providence Pass, yoga is an integral part of our approach to recovery. Within our adolescent intensive outpatient program and mental health services, we introduce yoga as a therapeutic tool to help our teens navigate the complexities of their emotions and experiences. It’s not just about physical practice rather it’s about creating a balance between the mind and body.

    In our programs, we help our teens understand how yoga can be a practical tool in their recovery. Through guided sessions, our participants learn how to apply the principles of yoga to everyday challenges, using it to foster resilience and self-awareness. The practice of yoga, combined with our comprehensive recovery programs, empowers our teens to grow stronger not just physically but emotionally and spiritually as well.

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    Who We Are

    Upward Bound provides a compassionate environment that nurtures the cognitive, emotional, and social development of struggling adolescents within a therapeutically supportive and educational community. Our facility includes private therapy offices for individual or family counseling, an intimate but modern group therapy room, indoor/outdoor interaction spaces, state-of-the-art technology, and educational tools to give at-risk girls the opportunity to heal and grow from past traumas.

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    Providence Pass is a caring Christian residential treatment center for girls coming from homes in Orlando, Florida. We’re located near Orlando, but we help girls from across Florida, including Orlando. If you’re looking at residential treatment centers near Orlando, Florida, please give us a call at (844) 244-2840.

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