This virtual 3-hr Mindful Yoga Breaks® workshop will help educators & clinicians to bring focus, self-regulation and calm to kids while also fostering social-emotional learning. We will explore the many benefits of mindfulness & movement techniques, and how to utilize them for clinical interventions as well as in the classroom with children ages 5 – 11. In this online workshop we will: Discuss the brain as it relates to managing emotion using child-friendly terms Practice dozens of activities to add to the teaching toolbox that can be used in little breaks throughout the school day or in your practice Explore the many benefits of mindfulness & movement and how to use them as interventions for specific behavior patterns Where: From Your Own Home! (zoom link shared once you register) When: Oct 1, 2022 Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm ET Who: educators & clinicians Each workshop participant will leave with: Downloadable PDF… Read More »
Let’s All Be Bored This Summer!
Bored, I’m so bored, bored bored bored. I’m bored to death, audible heavy sigh. Bored bored bored. Is this a common and recurring chorus in your home this summer? Being bored is boring. Or is it? Children need to sit in their own boredom for the world to become quiet enough that they can hear themselves. Dr. Vanessa LaPointe Being bored is saying no to chaos and yes to calm. Being bored is saying no to consumerism and yes to minimalism. Being bored is saying no to all the outside stimulus and saying yes to imagination. How do we teach kids to be bored when it’s so boring? Part of it is getting past the mundane drone of their current state of being, then having the patience for them to figure out what to do in the nothingness. What did you used to do when you were bored as a kid?… Read More »
Love Share Meditation
Please enjoy this meditation that begins in your heart and spreads love to others in need.