Christy Wenger argues for the inclusion of Eastern-influenced contemplative education within writing studies. She observes that, although we have "embodied" writing education in general by discussing the rhetorics of racialized, gendered, and disabled bodies, we have done substantially less to address the particular bodies that occupy our classrooms. She proposes that we turn to contemplative education practices that engages student bodies through fusing a traditional curriculum with contemplative practices including yoga, meditation, and the martial arts.
Danette Verna Day (2014). Novice teachers perceived the practice of yoga influenced their teaching efficacy in the following ways; mindful reflection, increased confidence, courage to take action, recognizing when to release control, and when to take time for renewal.