5th graders and their Yoga 4 Classrooms-trained teacher from a NJ school lead several of their favorite mindful moment activities from the Yoga 4 Classrooms Activity Cards while sharing how practicing these strategies during the class day supports self-regulation, learning, community and positive mindset! Watch… Yoga 4 Classrooms® mission is to empower youth with the […]
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 […]
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, […]
Nearly eight years ago, after investigating the related benefits of integrating yoga and mindfulness at school, Principal Jaynette Rittman and her staff at Edmunds Elementary in Des Moines, Iowa, decided to train with Yoga 4 Classrooms. With full staff buy-in and internal leadership, Yoga 4 Classrooms has been scheduled and integrated twice daily into the […]
ABC National News reported on how a growing number of schools are using yoga and mindfulness to support students’ mental health. Yoga 4 Classroom founder, Lisa Flynn, shares her thoughts on how yoga, mindfulness “pauses” at school support social and emotional learning. Aired on August 2, 2022. Watch the video here!
Edmunds Elementary in Des Moines reports notable improvements in social and emotional learning, academic performance, and behavior.
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