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Yoga instructor Rebecca Adams leads members of the OHS basketball team through a series of poses and stretches in her weekly class.

Yoga classes help Oakland High School athletes improve physical and mental health

When Rebecca Adams started teaching yoga and mindfulness at Oakland High School last year, it was as a weekly class for the staff, funded by a Staff Wellness grant from the Oakland Unified School District.
Adonal Foyle (left), formerly of the Golden State Warriors, teaches the 10-year-olds at basketball camp how to do lay-ups.

At basketball camp, kids also drill nutrition and financial literacy skills

Known for its long history of fostering basketball stars, including legendary National Basketball Association guards like Gary Payton and Jason Kidd, the East Oakland Youth Development Center’s latest basketball camp has attracted more than 100...