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Episode 26

“Yoga and Child Development Part 3: The power of yoga and mindfulness for teens and tweens”

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Show Notes

Today’s teens and tweens are under more pressure, exposed to more constant stimuli, and navigating social media unlike any other generation.

In today’s Mindful Conversations with KAY episode, Kelly and Kristi discuss the importance empowering our young adults with mindfulness tools.

Listen to their conversation as they explore:

  • Effects of mounting expectations on our teens and tweens
  • Exploring identities
  • Mindfulness practices to build self-awareness and emotional intelligence
  • Brain development
  • Learning to recognize your inner knowing through body cues
  • Introducing and practicing mindfulness with teens and tweens

Blog links:

Connecting to Teens Through Yoga

Teens Need a Technology Time-Out

Encouraging Teens to Act Selflessly- Practicing Seva

Walk Like a Warrior

Online courses:


PreTeen Yoga: How to Adapt a Yoga Class for Growing Yogis

PreTeen Yoga Sample Class and Crafts

Getting More Out of Crafts for Teens


Bringing Mindfulness into the Classroom

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Relaxation & Meditation for Kids

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