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Mindfulness in the Classroom

  • Lotus Yoga Studio 185 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington United States (map)

This workshop will introduce teachers at all levels to habits and practices of mindfulness, including yoga asana, pranayama, and meditation that they can incorporate into their classrooms. With numerous studies citing the beneficial effects of mindfulness for students, this workshop aims to dispel any doubt about the difficulty of incorporating mindfulness. In this workshop, participants will review current literature on mindfulness in school and practice pranayam (breathing), meditation, and asana (movement) suitable for the classroom. Participants will experience yoga in their bodies and minds in order to better understand the experiences of their students.

Led by Kaitlin Moran a government studies teacher and a yoga teacher. She has experience teaching yoga in schools and in studios and she is currently earning her second Masters in Education from Harvard University.

Workshop cost is $58/$55 with donation of a new or gently used yoga mat to Re-Yoga*. You will receive a certificate of completion in this 1 day course.

*Re-Yoga is a Lotus Yoga Studio program that provides mats to communities and schools we teach in that can't afford what is needed for yoga class. We believe in breaking down the barriers that prevent people from learning about the benefits of yoga.