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Bringing Mindfulness into the Classroom
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Evidence-Based Impact of Yoga in Classrooms
Yoga in Schools Works Wonders!
Kids Yoga has become widely recognized for the health and well-being benefits it can provide for students.
Through grant funding, we have had the privilege to share our EduKAY Professional Development Program with dozens of public schools and hundreds of educators in West Virginia.
West Virginia University studied the effects of the Kidding Around Yoga training and the findings are powerful:
Teachers reported a significant increase in the ability of students to regulate their emotions
More teaching time
Strategies allowed teachers to spend more minutes on classroom instruction time
Teachers felt equipped to support students, recognize crisis, and felt able to de-escalate situations
Decline in disciplinary actions
Decline in disciplinary actions and referrals for behavioral/emotional challenges
Educator Professional Development
EduKAY School Workshop
The best evidence-based program for bringing mindfulness, meditation & yoga into your school & classroom.
This six-hour professional development opportunity teaches methods that integrate seamlessly into school curriculums and classroom routines, providing yoga-based opportunities for mindfulness, behavior and stress management, health awareness, and social-emotional learning.
- Ways to select learning standards from reading, math, or other content areas that are yoga-adaptable
- Learn age-appropriate songs, stories, games, and activities
- Meditation and mindfulness techniques
- Behavior management techniques
- Beneficial and engaging exercises for all learning types
- Ways to incorporate yoga techniques into mini-lessons
- Confidently create yoga breaks at transitional times
- Consistently make academic content more engaging
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2 Day In-Person Training
Join us for a confidence building, inspirational and creative weekend. You’ll be immersed in kid-friendly yoga activities, games, songs, and practices and you’ll leave as a certified Kids Yoga Teacher.
Mindful Behavior Management
This online workshop will help you identify the root of behaviors and give you practical tips and quick fixes when a student displays challenging behavior, as well as preventative tips to keep your classes flowing.
This self-paced course is filled with creative activities and postures designed for the littlest yogis. Plus, modifications to traditional yoga poses that are suitable for your pre-kindergarten students.
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Flexible Thinking: A Life Skill For All Ages
EP. 54|Flexible Thinking: A Life Skill For All Ages Imagine this: You planned to pick up a pizza for dinner, but when you pull up to the restaurant, you realize it's closed on Mondays. As an adult, you can think through a couple of solutions, but now imagine you're 5...
Fun Ways to Use Yoga Cards
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