Leadership & Work

Driving through the Englewood neighborhood in Chicago, you would not expect to see a group of kids and adults doing sun salutations in a vacant lot. But these outdoor yoga classes—complete with someone standing guard for security—are one way...

Omega: What was it like to grow up in a musical household?

Ysaye: My father taught piano, violin, and viola in our home, and I wanted to do what they were doing. I remember at two and a half I had this...

Omega: You have described how people can respond to trauma by being anxious and hypervigilant (stuck “on”), or by being dissociated and spacy (stuck “off"). How do you lead a class that accommodates both of these reactions to...

 

Taking time to rest, reflect, and reprioritize is critical to the creative process. This was the case for Milka Milliance, who recently launched the "goddess leadership" program...

Mahatma Gandhi said, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” Norma Bowe created a group focused on community service and activism in Newark, New Jersey, called Be the Change...

Teaching yoga in schools is first and foremost about teaching yoga to children and youth. Being in conscious relationship with our students in this situation means being educated in youth development and able to adapt our teaching to the way...

Educator Linda Lantieri explains how research shows social and emotional learning can improve results on standardized reading tests better than any other reading program.

Educator Linda Lantieri argues that teaching kids mindfulness and social and emotional learning practices could someday result in doing away with standardized testing in schools. But to get there, she warns, we need to understand that these...

Top executive coach Richard Leider interviewed thousands of people over 65 and asked them what they'd do differently if they could live life over. They said they'd be more reflective and authentic, take more risks, and have a clear purpose.

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