This time of year is pretty challenging for some families. School is ending, routines and schedules are changing and the worry and anxiety of not knowing what’s next sets in for some. Here is a video of my dream team friends and I chatting about transitions and how we manage them in our lives. It’s a really great one, you won’t want to miss it! Here are 6 of our favorite tools for transitions 1. Set Goals As a family, think of a goal or goals you’d like to set for this summer. You can write it out on a big chart paper, make a list for each family member individually, or write some as a family. My friend Sue from Budding Buddhas did this activity with a group of tween girls and said it made a huge impact on them. Use my FREE download Goal Writing worksheet with your… 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. 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: January 21, 2019 Where: Bernal Yoga, SF, CA Times: 1:30pm – 4:00pm Investment: $65.00 pre-register, $75 day of 3 or more people register together for a discount rate of $60 per… Read More »
How to create a Peace Corner for your classroom.