Mini Me Yoga Testimonial

Testimonial from a 2 Hour Workshop in Burlington I taught a few months ago Thank you again for teaching us today Heather!! Today’s teachings will compliment our Montessori Peace Education which encompasses Grace and Courtesy. Emotions and Mindfulness are brought up daily in our learning and today’s Mini Me Yoga workshop empowers me even moreContinue reading “Mini Me Yoga Testimonial”

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Social-Emotional Tools for Adoptive Parents

I am VERY new the parenting scene, although I was a Nanny for many years and Special Education Teacher too. Even having an MEd didn’t prepare me. I know kids, but being a parent has been an adjustment. Nothing prepared me for co-parenting two gorgeous little souls who were adopted. I’ve learned a whole newContinue reading “Social-Emotional Tools for Adoptive Parents”

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Kids, Stress, and Yoga

Why do kids need Yoga other than the fact that it’s fun and good for you like broccoli ? One of the foundational components that I focus on when teaching kids Yoga, is emotional intelligence. If children aren’t aware of what they are feeling, or why, and if we don’t give them tools to dealContinue reading “Kids, Stress, and Yoga”

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Mini Me Yoga as a Classroom Management Tool

Mini Me Yoga as a Classroom Management Tool   I made a promise to myself when I was trained as a Mini Me Yoga Ambassador, that I would work tirelessly to make sure Mini Me Yoga was in every school and daycare in Canada. I am the Ambassador for Mini Me Yoga Canada. I workContinue reading “Mini Me Yoga as a Classroom Management Tool”

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Mindfulness, Mini Me Yoga, and Body Image

As a Culture, we have a real opportunity to make changes from the ground up, and that means starting with our children. Countless studies have shown that Meditation has positive effects on both the brain and the whole body’s ability to deal with stress. This isn’t even bringing Spirituality into the conversation. Meditation is goodContinue reading “Mindfulness, Mini Me Yoga, and Body Image”

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Neurodiversity, Education, and Classroom Management

Hindsight, as they say, is 20/20…If I had known what I know now, in terms of skills and tools, I would have had a lot more to offer my at-risk students when I was a Special Education Teacher. Children living in poverty have extreme behaviours, at times, because they are living in extreme circumstances. It isContinue reading “Neurodiversity, Education, and Classroom Management”

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