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Yoga Poses for Stressed Out Teens

Yoga Poses for Stressed Out Teens

Yoga for Stress   Yoga is a wonderful activity that can help combat stress and anxiety. Yoga is so much more than just physical poses (asanas). In fact, yoga is made up of eight separate limbs, all of which are important to the practice.  The poses, however, can...

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The Benefits of Yoga for Teenagers

The Benefits of Yoga for Teenagers

Yogic Tools for All Ages   As we always say, yoga is for all ages. From the moment you are born until your last breath, there are ways for you to incorporate yoga practices into your everyday life.  Did you know that yoga is so much more than just a physical...

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What Should You Expect in a Mommy and Me Yoga Class?

What Should You Expect in a Mommy and Me Yoga Class?

  Starting Yoga Early   Children of all ages can do yoga. Even before a child can speak, they are able to do a variety of physical yoga movements and deep breathing. In fact, certain poses even come from watching babies and young children move around. For...

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Why Yoga is Beneficial for Children with Special Needs

Why Yoga is Beneficial for Children with Special Needs

  Yoga is for All   Yoga is a wonderful practice that can be beneficial for everybody of all ages and abilities. Children everywhere can benefit from the practice and the many mindfulness tools that come along with it. However, did you know that yoga can be...

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Mindfulness and Big Emotions in Kids

Mindfulness and Big Emotions in Kids

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the practice of keeping one’s attention fully focused on the present moment. This means staying aware of exactly where you are, what you are doing, how you are feeling, and what choices you might make. The problem is that many...

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The Role of Somatic Movement in Fostering Strong Character

The Role of Somatic Movement in Fostering Strong Character

  It’s been known for a long time that certain movements help with the release of emotions, but more recent studies have shown that somatic movement has been linked to building character strengths. Some of these include perseverance, self-regulation, and zest....

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Mindful + Pratique | Who Are We & What Do We Do? 

Mindful + Pratique | Who Are We & What Do We Do? 

Mindful + Pratique combines a collection of approaches for overall wellbeing, to foster resilience and joy in those who choose to journey with us. We don’t just want to teach our audience, we want them to transform with us in our exploration of the self.  Our mission...

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Artist – Teacher Philosophy

Artist – Teacher Philosophy

For me, the terms ARTIST and TEACHER are more than vocational labels. Taken together they comprise a hybrid worldview that emerges from near-constant condensing, framing, questioning, and contextualization of ideas, information, and abstract concepts. This worldview...

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