Program strengthening young girls self-esteem through yoga

Program strengthening young girls self-esteem through yoga

I’m so happy and feel so fortunate to be a part of this wonderful program.


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Smarty Pants Yoga may look like a typical yoga class – with breathing and stretching – but there’s also a serious lesson to be learned.

Each class centers on a different issue told through the story of a strong female character. Girls listen and discuss the good and the bad and afterwards the story is retold through yoga.

The classes give young ladies a chance to find their voice and express it in the right way.

Annie Warshaw is the founder and CEO – and a former 2nd grade teacher who wanted to get in front of problems before young girls were faced with handling them.

In its second year in business, Smarty Pants is now teaching 1st through 5th graders in 40 different city and suburban schools and is heavily involved in park districts across the area.

It continued to expand in hopes of raising a…

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About weens11

People. People important to you, people unimportant to you cross your life, touch it with love or carelessness and move on. There are people who leave you and you breathe a sigh of relief and wonder why you ever came into contact with them. There are people who leave you and you breathe a sigh of remorse and wonder why they had to go away and leave such a gaping hole. Children leave parents, parent leave friends. Acquaintances move on. Friends love and move on. You think of the many who have moved into your hazy memory. You look on those present and wonder. I believe this is all part of a master plan. People move in and out of our lives, and each leaves his mark on the other. You find you are made up of bits and pieces of all who ever touched your life, and you are more because of it, and you would be less if they had not touched you. So far this is who I know that I am... PS I am a Spanish teacher (lucky enough to teach grade K-8!) living in the Chicago area, married to a handsome, intelligent and loving man, and I enjoy exercising and any thing that makes me laugh or smile!

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