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“Yoga Helps You in Maintaining Balance in Life.”

How Girls Feel

98% of girls feel there is an immense pressure from external sources to look a certain way.

Online Survey 

Girl Scouts did an online survey in 2010 with over 1,000 girls ages 13-17. 9 out of 10 girls felt pressure by fashion and media industries to be skinny.

Fashion & Comparison

Over 60% compared themselves to fashion models, and 46% used fashion magazines as a body image to strive for!

Obesity Rate

Georgia has the 24th highest adult obesity rate in the nation, and the 8th highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17.

Body Esteem 

Elementary school is where body esteem for girls and boys starts to diverge and remains different throughout the lifespan. By middle school, 40-70% of girls are dissatisfied with 2 or more parts of their body.

Self Esteem

Girls are 3x more likely than boys to have a negative body image with their self esteem peaking at age 9.