Teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to Teens
Teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to Teens

When it comes to teaching yoga and mindfulness to teens many people don’t think that this requires a particular knowledge and expertise. The lack of specialised teen teacher trainings pays witness to this. Often people refer to their own experiences as teens and assume that this would be sufficient to teach. Teaching yoga and mindfulness […]

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How to Practice Mindfulness Amidst Chaos
Mindfulness Amidst Chaos

Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention with kindness and curiosity in the present moment. Mastering mindfulness takes time, practice, and dedication. For teens, it can help cope with daily life, especially when dealing with stressful situations. At times, all of us have our patience tested, and having at hand some mindful tools can help manage the […]

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Debunking Myths about Adolescence (video)

[blockquote align=”right”]Research has proven that mindfulness training integrates the brain and strengthens the important executive functions that support emotional and social intelligence as well as academic success. – Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.[/blockquote]In this talk Dr. Dan Siegel talks about the changes that occur in the teenage brain highlighting why it is so important for teens to learn […]

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Yoga Poses for Holiday Stress Relief

December is officially here! And while this is usually a very exciting time of year, it can also be stressful and overwhelming for some. Between buying presents, making presents, attending holiday parties, baking cookies, fighting the crowds, all while trying to keep up with everyday responsibilities, things can start to seem a little less cheerful […]

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The Teenage Brain
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A brief introduction to the teenage brain for teens, teachers and parents. Knowing about your brain, when and how it grows and develops, can help you to better understand yourself and your reactions as well as help you make decisions about what you do and how you do it. Knowing about the teenage brain also helps […]

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