MLP Resource of the Month #4 – Power of the Breath

“To live mindfully, the breath is the key, breathe in….breathe out….. Release the stress, and let it all out.” – (Mindful breathing chant) We breathe all the time. But how often are we really paying attention to it? This is the core of what mindful breathing is: simply paying attention to our natural breath. A very simple, yet powerful thing …

MLP Free Resource of the Month #3 – Mindful Sit Agreements & Chants

Creating a safe and trusting environment is one of the most important keys to a successful classroom setting. Group agreements help to create safe and caring spaces that will enhance any group activity. The Mindful Sit Agreements serve as a set of clear guidelines to help students feel comfortable in an atmosphere of safety, respect and trust and aid in …

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Got stress? Do you feel overwhelmed often? Are your students dealing with stress, adverse childhood experiences and trauma? Being an educator is both one of the most rewarding jobs and at the same time one of the most challenging. As an educator you have to be able to be really skillful and competent at managing your own emotions and experiences …

Free MLP Resource #1 – What is Mindfulness?

Explaining what Mindfulness is may be challenging to those who are not familiar with the practice. Good news is we’ve put together a pamphlet available in English and Spanish to help explain what Mindfulness is including the science behind the practice and the health benefits. This resource can be used during parent/family nights, teacher meetings, assemblies, and presentations. Click on …

Introducing Free Monthly Mindfulness Resources.

It’s 2020! With the start of a new decade, we are thrilled to have launched our new website and blog to strengthen our digital presence and connection to our community. As we continue to grow as a regional and national leader in the mindfulness in education community, we remain committed to expanding and deepening our impact. We are very excited …

An Inspiring Week: Growing Mindfulness in Atlanta by David Flores

“I’m looking forward to seeing a mindful shift at this school and with these students. They’re eating it up!” Iman St. Jean, Atlanta Instructor After only one day of mindfulness instruction, these words from our newest Atlanta based instructor, Iman St. Jean, exemplify the mood I also felt after spending a few days at Slater Elementary. Upon entering the school …

Let’s change the “identity” of Education by JG Larochette

Over the last several decades, education in the USA been continuing to spiral into creating deeper stress and dis-ease. From teachers losing more and more autonomy over their lessons and their creativity, to No Child Left Behind, to the divisiveness of the “traditional” vs. charter school movement and so much more. We have gotten to a place where we all …