The Full of Joy Yoga 8-hour yoga & mindfulness in the preschool classroom training is for teaching kids ages 2 – 5 years. This training is interactive and comprehensive and incorporates music, stories, games & props in a fun and exciting way that will engage all preschoolers. You’ll learn yoga poses, partner poses, group poses, yoga games and mindfulness activities, breathing exercises, relaxation and visualization techniques and more! You will learn how to incorporate activities throughout the day to use as transitions, as well as create your own 20-30 min yoga class. Date: November 5, 2022 Where: The Nest, 56 Stoney Creek Road, Branford (with a Zoom option) Time: 9am-5pm with a lunch break from 12:30-1pm Investment: $250.00 Help your students to: Learn tools for focus and concentration learn to self-regulate and manage emotions increase strength & flexibility gain body awareness, sensory & motor skills build confidence, self-esteem and develop… Read More »
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 »
Please enjoy this meditation that begins in your heart and spreads love to others in need.