The Bully’s New Clothes

  This post was written by Marina Smerling. You can learn more about Marina on her website http://empathiclistening.com Marina Smerling is a former attorney who is here to launch a love bomb on the epidemic of shame in our world. She is a couples coach, mediator, and one-on-one conflict transformer. Drawing upon her long-time studies […]

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Grassroots Phys Ed Revival

  It’s easy to complain about the current state of affairs in public school. In fact, it can be hard not to. A budgetary crisis has lead to frustrating cuts in physical education programs. Many of us, including parents, teachers and taxpayers, are deeply concerned about the implications these cuts have on our children today, […]

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(VIDEO) Richard Davidson: Social Emotional Learning Changes the Brain

Neuroscientist Richard Davidson presents research about the impact of social emotional learning on the brain and the importance of teaching skills that foster adaptive behaviors. This presentation was recorded on December 10, 2007, at the CASEL Forum. Richard Davidson is the author of  The Emotional Life of Your Brain. “Qualities such as patience, calmness, cooperation, and kindness are […]

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Channeling Intensity

    A New Moon, a Solar Eclipse and a brand new week. Is anyone else out there feeling the intensity of NOW? Whether it’s familial issues, personal growth or global strife, just about everyone I know has expressed recently the feeling of intensity in some form or another. I am certainly feeling it, too. […]

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Teen Yoga Playlist

  This post is humbly dedicated to the one Adam Yauch. (1964-2012). Thanks for so many years of  musical inspiration and for being a Bodhisattva for peace and equality. RIP MCA Music in yoga class can be tricky, particularly in teen yoga. Play a song whose popularity has recently faded and watch teens indicate a gag or […]

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How is Teen Yoga Different from Adult Yoga?

    I just tried responding to a question in the comments on Yogaglo’s Facebook page, but my response was turning into a blog post, so here you go~! The question came from Jeremy Brosius, a “liker” of Yogaglo, I presume.  It was in reference to a post announcing Teen Yoga classes at Yogaglo with Katherine Priore, founder of Headstand. Jeremy’s […]

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