Month: July 2018

Yoga

In my attempt to have a mindful summer and do more mindful activities, I accepted an invitation from a friend to try a new yoga class.  I had tried yoga in the past and have wanted to find a class that would be more relaxation and less “power sweating” like some of the classes I started with.  Well, I found…

Chi Gong

This week I found myself trying some new things.  As part of my mindful mission, I have tried to immerse myself in whatever I can to help me to become more mindful, peaceful, compassionate and still.  I love to learn new things and think about ways that I can incorporate them into my classroom. I was introduced to Chi Gong…

Breathing

This summer, my goal has been to really sink into mindfulness and make it even more of a daily habit for myself.  I try to start each morning by getting up early, going out onto my deck and do some kind of meditation exercise.  Sometimes it is a guided meditation (using the Calm app which I love so much!) or…

Mindful Classes

In my last blog, I highlighted the book Hacking School Culture: Designing Compassionate Classrooms by Angela Stockman and Ellen Feig Gray.  If you have not gotten copy of this book yet, get yourself onto Amazon and do it!  In addition, Angela and Ellen have created an amazing online course related to the book.  The course is perfect for the summer…