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Creative Imagery to Support Teen Mindfulness

Creative Imagery to Support Teen Mindfulness

Teen mindfulness practices work best when offered in context of the specific developmental needs of adolescence. It is not unusual for teens to feel anxious when beginning mindful practices. While visualization is not a traditional practice of mindfulness, the simple practice given here is supportive of the teen mindfulness process. Consider the chalkboard visualization as a scaffold to […]

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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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Get Teens Talking About Mindfulness

Get Teens Talking About Mindfulness

Teens hear their peers’ voices and words in very different ways than they hear their parents and teachers. This is why getting teens to talk about their mindfulness experiences is a pivotal component of effective teen yoga classes. I encourage teen yoga teachers to “get good” at facilitating  potent group discussions. The benefits of the practices […]

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