Frozen Yogurt and GUNS?

Frozen Yogurt and GUNS?

I was horrified. My husband came home from dropping our 5 year old son off at kindergarten yesterday with a bewildered look on his face. Our son’s teacher had a message for us this morning. Evidently, he is “obsessed with guns.” What? How can that be? We don’t allow toy guns or gun play. He […]

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Top Mindfulness in Schools Resources

It’s a new school year and I’m excited about all of the momentum building to support mindfulness in schools at all ages. Here is a shortlist of favorite resources and programs available now to foster social-emotional intelligence, resilience and overall wellness in school communities. Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the […]

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Back to School Mindfulness Sequence

Back to School Mindfulness Sequence

Welcome to your new year; a chance to begin again with creativity, purpose and mindfulness! As our gift of gratitude for the critical work you do, please enjoy this mindfulness sequence designed especially for teachers. In this 5 minute mini-practice, you will tune in to your breathing and move mindfully through a simple seated twist, […]

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Partner Yoga for Teens ONLINE

A growing body of research confirming the positive effect of mindful practices on learning readiness and successful student outcomes has educators and administrators searching for efficient, effective methods of implementing mindful programming in the classroom. We are thrilled to announce a brand new online platform for teachers to access resources designed to complement and bolster mindful practice in the […]

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In their Own Words: What Teens Say About Partner Yoga

In their Own Words: What Teens Say About Partner Yoga

Shanti Generation’s 500 DVD giveaway of our “Partner Yoga for Teens” mindfulness curriculum ends Saturday, November 15th at midnight. Six weeks ago, we launched the giveaway to help convince educators of the benefits of partner yoga and enable them to try it in their classrooms for free. If we haven’t yet convinced you, then take it from the teens who’ve […]

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Activities for Teaching Partnership through Teen Yoga

Activities for Teaching Partnership through Teen Yoga

During our 500 DVD giveaway, we’re focused on the real reasons teens love Partner Yoga. Part 1 of the blog series focused on the benefits of partner yoga exercises like contemplation, dyad sharing and journaling. In part 2, I offered an exercise and discussion prompts for contemplating compassion, and in part 3,  I shared helpful activities in creating community […]

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How to Create Community through Partner Yoga for Teens

How to Create Community through Partner Yoga for Teens

   In part 1 of this blog series, I highlighted the benefits of partner yoga exercises like contemplation, dyad sharing and journaling. In part 2 of the series, I offered an exercise and discussion prompts for contemplating compassion. Part 3 focuses on creating community, an essential step in teen development. Contemplation on Community Reflect on your community. Start […]

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