Posts Tagged ‘meditation’

This is a gorgeous book that includes 16 poses and why people practice yoga in our busy worlds. It would be a great introduction to yoga in the classroom or at home. It would also be a great companion for the MindUp program.

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Beautiful images accompany this simple text describing all the wonderful things you can hear when you are silent. Perfect read aloud for teaching mindfulness or using the MindUp Program.

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I was surprised and very pleased the day my six year old came home talking about her amygdala and how breathing helps her calm down. MindUp, a Hawn Foundation initiative, has taken off in Vancouver (and many parts of North America).  School aged children are learning to focus on their breath, calm their minds, and to be mindful Рpresent.

I was first introduced to MindUp through Seymour¬†Elementary‘s wonderful and vivacious primary teacher Janice Parry.

I highly recommend the program and I recommend these two books:

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