“Yoga can teach ways to calm ourselves, slow ourselves down and be aware of tightness in our shoulders or chest,” says yoga instructor Karen Frisch. “It can help us breathe, reducing anxiety and tension.”
The Siler City Collaborative Garden, approximately 4,300 square feet in size, is designed to develop a microcosm of restorative agriculture — a sustainable urban ecosystem.
As Communities In Schools’ first bilingual student support specialist in Chatham Middle School, Ilsen hopes to offer students the support she wished she’d had when she was in school.
Communities In Schools 5 Basics
A one-on-one relationship with a caring adult
A safe place to learn and grow
A marketable skill to use upon graduation
A chance to give back
A healthy start and a healthy future