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 »
How to Create a Mindful Glitter Bottle
This glitter bottle represents how our minds can settle. It is an activity that your kids can use as a mindfulness practice. Why the glitter bottle? We are always looking for tools to calm our kids. This one in particular is extremely calming – they are mesmerizing AND give us a window inside our brain. But first we must explain why we use this glitter bottle. Kids tend to act out when they are struggling and sometimes have difficulty sharing what is going on. When they can’t find the words to explain how they are feeling, we need to be able to demonstrate the connection between our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. This glitter bottle is one of the most powerful visual metaphors for what is going on in our brain and the connection between our feelings, thoughts and behaviors. It allows us to practice mindfulness– the practice of being still… Read More »
Love Share Meditation
Please enjoy this meditation that begins in your heart and spreads love to others in need.