Movement and Mindfulness Resources & Training for Early Learning

“Apparently, this self regulation stuff works.  My students earned the highest math and reading scores in the school after we started using your resources.” – Kimberly Anderson Teacher, MN

Systemic Health Counseling

I really love supporting my own and others’ individual health and self-expression.  In my work as a teacher-trainer, I’ve used the tenants of yoga and the science of movement and mindfulness to help you BE more YOU.  Why? Because I experienced first-hand how the...

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Stimulation vs Nourishment

In the video below, Rafe Kelley, founder of Evolve Move Play, presents a valuable distinction between that which fills our attention and feeds our monkey minds and that which nourishes our humanity and fuels our personal development.   It’s a valuable lens through...

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2 Breathing Exercises to Support Executive Function

The official definition of executive function is: a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal.  It is an umbrella term for the neurologically-based skills involving mental control and...

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Stimulation vs Nourishment

In the video below, Rafe Kelley, founder of Evolve Move Play, presents a valuable distinction between that which fills our attention and feeds our monkey minds and that which nourishes our humanity and fuels our personal development.   It’s a valuable lens through...

read more

2 Breathing Exercises to Support Executive Function

The official definition of executive function is: a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal.  It is an umbrella term for the neurologically-based skills involving mental control and...

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A Breathing Exercise for Impulse Control

Impulse Control Defined Impulse control refers to the ability to think before acting and to forgo an immediate desire to wait for a later reward. For children, impulse control means developing social skills such as managing to wait politely for food to be prepared;...

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Good Health Starts with Self-Regulation

Recently, my teacher sent me this article by Gabor Maté: How to Build a Culture of Good Health.  Read it!  It beautifully explains the holistic, relational, developmental nature of health that I think we’ve all experienced at some level but never had words for:...

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Executive Function – Better Behavior and More Learning

According to CA Head Start: Higher order thinking skills are crucial to a child’s success in school, and they are a challenge to support in the preschool classroom. Why? Because brain executive function mode requires physical well-being, emotional safety and embodied...

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