Mindfulness for Teachers

Mindfulness for Teachers

Ask a teacher what they think about their work. You’ll likely hear that it’s rewarding – and exhausting. For as a teacher, you’re constantly giving – your time, your knowledge, your care, your attention. You’re constantly doing for others. Add the increasing pressures...
Bringing Mindfulness to the Classroom

Bringing Mindfulness to the Classroom

There’s a simple reason you keep seeing more schools establishing mindfulness programs: They work. As Kim Rempel summed up in her 2012 review of the literature, The potential benefits of integrating mindfulness-based training into school settings are significant in...
Successfully Bringing Yoga into Your School

Successfully Bringing Yoga into Your School

When Lynea and I first developed our Yoga Calm program at her elementary school in the year 2000, we had no idea that we were going to be part of such a large movement. We were just responding to student needs with the skills and tools we had on hand. Fast forward 15...
Practical Mindfulness: Gratitude

Practical Mindfulness: Gratitude

When people talk about mindfulness, you often hear them talk about gratitude, too. After all, you can’t really practice gratitude without it. For gratitude is more than just saying “thanks.” It’s recognizing what we value about an action or person or thing, and how we...

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