Do you find yourself wondering what more you can do to help your easily distracted student? The one who has a hard time maintaining focus? What if you had the tools that would enhance focus and attention, ease anxiety, and improve confidence, self-esteem and academic performance? In this recording you will learn simple, developmentally appropriate yoga and mindfulness tools that can be immediately integrated into your daily curriculum. These skills are a proven and effective way to promote self-regulation ability, learning readiness, and resilience while cultivating a positive, peaceful, productive classroom.
Through the framework of – Noticing, Mindful Choice, Practice, Reflection, Integration – you will learn how to empower your students and yourself with increased self-awareness, the foundation for the development of self-regulation skills and cognitive control. Through 67 simple yoga and mindfulness-based activities designed to engage the whole child, you will help your students move from a state of anxiety and dysregulation to a state of engagement, control, and connectedness. All activities are specially chosen for their suitability for the typical classroom space and schedule and can be done standing beside or sitting at desks, while hands and bodies remain off the floor. Yoga 4 Classrooms is easy for teachers, students, and therapists to use, and helps to create a more harmonious, learning-friendly school day.
This inspiring recording will give you the tools to integrate yoga and mindfulness skills into your classroom, leaving everyone feeling empowered, calm, and ready to learn. Absolutely no yoga experience is required!
|Manual - Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom (15.56 MB)||66 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Lisa Flynn, E-RYT, RCYT, is founder & CEO of Yoga 4 Classrooms and founder and former owner of ChildLight Yoga, national organizations providing professional development trainings, curricula, resources and consulting to individuals, schools and organizations who support the social, emotional, cognitive and physical wellbeing of children, youth and families.
Lisa is the author of the Yoga 4 Classrooms Activity Card Deck (2011), Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children (2013); and Yoga for Children-Yoga Cards: 50+ Yoga Poses and Mindfulness Activities for Kids (2018); contributor to Best Practices for Yoga in Schools (2015) and Stories of School Yoga: Narratives from the Field (2019); and sponsors the free resource: Research Repository: Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness for Children, Adolescents and in Schools.
Lisa contributed to the first published research study to use both subjective and objective data to examine the acute and longitudinal effects of a school-based yoga intervention in young children. Her work has been featured on Fox News and publications such as Education Week, Forbes, Greater Good Magazine, Washington Post, Yoga Journal and Parents.
In addition to supporting a diverse group of schools in sustainably implementing yoga and mindfulness school wide, Lisa is a national presenter and advocate for youth mental health and the integration of MY-SEL (mindfulness, yoga social and emotional learning) in education. Closer to home, she also serves as a school board member of MSAD 35 / South Berwick and Eliot, ME.
Financial: Lisa Flynn is the Founder & CEO of Yoga 4 Classrooms®. She is an author for Adams Media, a division of Simon & Schuster, and her work has been published in numerous journals/publications. Ms. Flynn receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lisa Flynn is a member of the Yoga Alliance and International Association of Yoga Therapists.
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SELF-REGULATION: A 5 STEP APPROACH
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