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Mindfulness and Yoga for School Children

Mindfulness and Yoga in School Children
Mindfulness can be defined as paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.  Research has indicated that mindfulness in school children may help to improve:
1.  emotional well being.
2.  learning  and  associated cognitive  processes,  such  as  attention,  focus  and  executive function skills.
3.  mental health.
4.  physical health (reduction in blood pressure).
Many schools are adding mindfulness and yoga programs into their daily routine.  Move with Me offers a wide variety of videos and flash cards to help you get started with a combination of mindfulness and yoga programs for young children.  Here are some suggestions if you are working on:
The best deal is on the complete bundle of 9 videos and flash cards.  This can take care of your lesson planning for all of 2017!
Scooter & Me Bundle – 9 Videos & 16 Self-Regulation Flash Cards
Reference:   Weare, Katherine (2012) Evidence  for  the  Impact of  Mindfulness on  Children  and Young  People.  Retrieved from the web on 12/9/16 at https://mindfulnessinschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/MiSP-Research-Summary-2012.pdf