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Thursday, February 22 • 10:30 - 13:30
Mindful Essentials for Educators

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Discover the tools essential for a rewarding personal mindfulness practice as well as ways to bring the practice into schools. Learn how to integrate mindfulness into your own life and your work with youth. This half day workshop will provide a solid foundation in mindfulness theory and practices to reduce stress, foster self regulation, increase focus, and cultivate executive functioning. Mindfulness has been proven to increase resiliency, improve cognition, nurture positive self perception and advance social emotional learning. We’ll examine recent research, learn key practices which you can use yourself as well as age appropriate versions for students K-12, and explore ways to implement mindfulness into the school context. You’ll come away refreshed and empowered with tools to connect mind and body through mindfulness based practices.

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Donna Freeman

Teacher, author and kids and teens yoga & mindfulness specialist, Donna Freeman has taught yoga to thousands of children and trained hundreds of teachers. She firmly believes that mindfulness can be practiced anywhere, by anyone, at anytime. Founder of Yoga In My School and Kids... Read More →


Thursday February 22, 2018 10:30 - 13:30
TH 204 Turcotte Hall, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4