When your brain veers to all that’s bad, that’s where thoughts tend to stay. Anxiety and stress take over. Peace eludes us. These are trained responses to unpleasantness. We don’t ride just ride the storm; we dive into it head on and suffer the consequences. If we could resort to mindfulness to calm ourselves, navigating the waves of life would be easier. We are typically not programmed that way because we did not learn when we were children how to respond positively to what overwhelms us.
Learn the connection between mindfulness and the brain, effective and age-appropriate relaxation tools for children plus some child-friendly yoga poses and popular yoga songs!
Learn about the connection between mindfulness and self-care, the basics of what mindfulness is and isn’t, the importance of focusing on the adult first, ideas for student and staff buy-in, and simple strategies for using mindfulness in the classroom and schoolwide community.
This comprehensive edWebinar is designed to provide educators with tools and knowledge needed to share the gifts of yoga and mindfulness with children.