Educators in schools throughout the country (and the world) are exploring the practices of mindfulness, contemplative education, and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) thanks to mounting research recognizing how these powerful practices can help decrease stress, attention deficit issues, depression, anxiety, and hostility in children and teens, while boosting health, well-being, and social relationships.
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Stress-Free TeensWatch Little Flower Yoga instructor Argos Gonzalez teach high school students mindfulness practices to help them de-stress, love themselves, and feel empowered to take control of their lives.
Training The TeachersAli Smith, co-founder of Holistic Life Foundation explains why it’s important to not only teach children and teens mindfulness meditation practices, but also train their teachers and principals.
Supporting Science For KidsStudies show that when kids learn mindfulness practices it helps develop the neural linkages in their brains to foster a healthy life and much more, says educator Daniel Rechtschaffen.