Mindfulness Courses for Educators: Building a Practice to Support Teacher and Student Success
Do you think yoga and mindfulness can help the children you work with, but have no idea where to start? Learned some mindfulness activities, but can’t figure out when and how to use them? Run out of good options for working with your most challenging kids? Feeling burned out and needing skills to center and reconnect with your students?
Educators and children alike deserve the chance to thrive, and a growing body of research shows that mindfulness is a powerful tool to help navigate a challenging world and build capacities in several of the areas most essential to teaching and learning: self-awareness and self-regulation, navigation of distraction, skillful relationship management, and more.
Join us for courses that explore how mindfulness can help educators build create better learning environments, develop a toolkit of skills for dealing with difficult situations, and bring the power of mindfulness to their students and themselves.
Learn to sooth the protective part of their brain and engage and exercise the thoughtful part, so learning can be maximized and distraction and disruption minimized.
You’ll walk away from each of these courses with a step-by-step approach for effectively integrating and sharing the proven practices of mindfulness in your school. Based on a program used with tens of thousands of children in NYC schools, this framework for helping educators and children access the inner resources of their body, breath and mind is comprehensive and effective, as well as accessible even for those with no prior mindfulness experience.
It’s time to move away from reactivity and towards balanced engagement with the world, both at home and at school. These engaging and joyful courses combine presentations, practices, discussion and reflection to send you back to your work inspired and empowered with both new tools and an clear understanding of how to implement them.