Seated Boat Pose: An Engaging Strategy to Support Good Posture and Alertness in the Classroom
Are you students slouching, slumped back in their chairs of lying over their desks? If so, it’s a sign they may be uncomfortable, lethargic and potentially disengaged from learning. A strong core and good posture is a prerequisite for maintaining alertness, focus, attention and overall engagement in the classroom. But that’s not all! Good posture […]
10 Ideas for Funding Yoga and Mindfulness as an SEL Resource for Schools [Free Download]
Funding training and materials to support the integration of mindful moments in the classroom, schools, school districts is not always easy but there ARE sources available. From federal and local grant opportunities, community grants, creative funding options, and even some do-it-yourself tips, we hope this free download of ideas and supporting resources will help you […]
Helping Students Find the Balance Between Calm and Alert
It’s time for the math lesson, but your students just came back from lunch and recess and energy their energy is sky high. It’s been a long afternoon and you notice your students are looking sluggish, slumping down in their chairs, yawning and looking tired and disengaged. A handful of students are rocking in their […]
Happy Friday! A student-created breathing practice to “exhale the week”
It makes our hearts sing when students who have been utilizing Yoga 4 Classrooms mindful moments share their own versions of the activities with us, or even new activities they’ve been inspired to create! Join these special 4th graders as they lead you in an end-of-the-week breathing practice they created based on Flying Bird Breath, […]
Practicing Peace Breath to help children cope with school tragedy
Try this Y4C Let’s Breathe practice to support self-regulation while encouraging compassion, connectedness and community.
Mindful Activity of the Day Series…Learn, Practice, Share!
Keep Yourself and Your Students Active, Engaged, and Stress-Free During School Closures and Beyond
What We Can Learn from the Encinitas School Yoga Lawsuit: A Study Summary
Yoga’s not religious, but lessons were learned the hard way. Here are some key takeaways.
Funding Yoga, Mindfulness and SEL in Schools Using ESSA and Title IV Grants
Recent changes provide a much-needed opportunity to better support mental health, well-rounded education, and the creation of safe and healthy schools.
Seven Ways to Find Grace and Alleviate Suffering During the COVID-19 Pandemic (and other Challenging Times)
Challenging times are well…challenging. Try this, then share with your students.
5 Ways Schools, Teachers Can Make a Difference Following School Shooting | VIDEO
As individual educators and school communities, we really do have the power to elicit change.