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Episode 21

“Yoga in Schools Part 1: Yoga & Mindfulness and Social Emotional Learning”

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Show Notes

More and more school districts are embracing Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and for good reason!

As Kelly and Kristi say,

“A stressed brain is not a learning brain!”

Today’s episode of Mindful Conversations with KAY is a deep dive into the intersection of yoga and SEL.

Listen in to explore:

  • What SEL is and why it is critical to healthy development
  • The 5 areas of SEL competency as defined by CASEL
  • How the science of yoga aligns perfectly with SEL competencies
  • How to seamlessly introduce and practice SEL at home and in classrooms
  • Building relationships through SEL tools

Link of pertinent blogs:

Yoga and Emotional Intelligence

Yoga as a Social Emotional Tool

Boost Your EQ

Links to products mentioned in episode:


Affirmations episode

Self Regulation episode


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