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.
From Winter to Spring As we head into spring, our bodies and minds are ready for the warmth yet it’s still feeling like winter. Yesterday we had this surprise snow which was beautiful coming down, and then thankfully disappeared by the warmth of the afternoon. This sums up spring in the Northeast. I remember it was way more defined growing up in NJ- and April to me (my birthday month) was SPRING. These days, it’s just not how we remembered it to be, and now in this first week of April, it’s still only 40 degrees. That’s COLD. We still have our basket of hats, gloves, scarves in the hall. Our winter boots are lined up and coats are still hanging. Yet the buds are forming on the trees and the early flowers such as crocus, snowdrops and daffodils are popping up everywhere. This in between feeling can make us… Read More »
When you think of holidays you think of joyous times, happy memories, family, friends, food & gift giving. But along with it, there is the hustle and bustle and STRESS that comes with all that good stuff. What better way to enter this holiday season then with LESS stress and more JOY? You can achieve that by learning to BREATHE YOUR POWER. Mindful Yoga Breaks is the collaboration of Lani from Full of Joy Yoga and Jen from YoPlay Yoga for Kids®. We created the Superhero Breath card deck and dice game as a fun way for kids to find their inner strength & power by fighting stress, releasing tension, and helping them let go of big emotions. We all know we can use a little of that anytime but especially during this chaotic time of year. The Superhero Deck Each deck has 6 Superheroes including Batman, Wonder Woman, Incredible… Read More »