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4 ways to teach mindfulness to at-risk youth

The following is a guest post written by Darlene D’Arezzo of Kids Yoga Circle   Last week, I had the opportunity to attend a lecture by Chris McKenna, Executive Director of the Mind Body Awareness Project, on teaching mindfulness to at-risk youth. MBA’s curriculum provides at-risk youth with concrete tools to reduce stress, reduce impulsivity, and reduce […]

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Madison Magazine’s Live Web Chat with Professor Richard Davidson

Madison Magazine hosted a web chat with Richard Davidson, co-author of “The Emotional Life of Your Brain”. The conversation was great and Richard shared some great insights about meditation and emotions.  See below for some of the highlights from the chat or visit MadisonMagazine.com for the full chat. Madison Magazine: Welcome Professor Davidson. We’re excited to […]

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Mindful Classroom Management: Part 3 Building Community

    Cultivating a positive learning community is an essential component of achieving harmony in the classroom. Here I will share 3 activities that utilize small gifts and experiences to promote community within and beyond the classroom. 1. Rainbow Web Connection Activity- This activity is common to progressive classrooms and community development workshops. All you […]

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Reflections on Living Yoga

      I had the pleasure of joining Joni Yung, The Accidental Yogist, on her radio show, Yoga Chat, recently. Joni spent the hour covering topics related to teen health, fitness and yoga. During our chat, I remembered a time many years ago when I was a young adult, confused and unsure where my […]

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