Ten years ago on September 25, I gave birth to my first child Silas Orion Gallagher. It is not a happy ending, because Silas died 10 hours after he was born due to complications during childbirth. Shocking right? I was not prepared for this type of loss. I had only experienced the loss of my grandparents – while sad- that is the natural order of things as most lived a long and full life. Now, ten years later, I almost can’t comprehend that this happened to us. The years following were full of grief, sadness and depression. Getting pregnant again was a challenge as we ended up doing 3 rounds of IVF to eventually get pregnant with Zephyr, our beautiful rainbow baby (now almost 7). How did we manage those years between the loss of Silas and the birth of Zephyr? We did it with the help of family, friends,… Read More »
Mindful Yoga Breaks™ workshops help teachers, librarians, social workers, therapists, parents, and anyone working with children to bring focus, self-regulation, and fun to the classroom, home, or office while fostering social-emotional learning.
Mindful Yoga Breaks® workshops help teachers, librarians, social workers, therapists, parents, and anyone working with children to bring focus, self-regulation, and fun to the classroom, home, or office while fostering social-emotional learning. You will learn “lifesaver tools” such as breathing exercises, mindfulness activities, yoga poses, yoga & mindfulness games, and relaxation techniques. Participants will leave with dozens of ideas to add to the teaching toolbox that can be used in little breaks (one, five, 10, or 15 minutes) throughout the day. Parents will learn strategies for transitions, calming the escalation of tantrums and letting kids find what works for them to self-regulate. A manual is provided with descriptions of everything you learn as well as sample lesson plans. Date: August 30, 2018 Where: North Haven Child Development Center, North Haven, CT Times: 10:00am – 12:30pm Investment: $60.00 pre-register, $65 day of 3 or more people register together for a discount… Read More »