School Yoga Symposium at Kripalu April 23-25.
Ann Buckley Reen founder of Get Ready to Learn a researched classroom yoga curriculum that PREPARES students of all abilities for learning. Introduced in NYC
classrooms of students with special needs in 2008, the program has
spread throughout the US and abroad. It is used daily in
mainstream, integrated and special needs classrooms. Find how/where to study with Ann at Education Resources.
Hear discussion on how school yoga-mindfulness are becoming part of evidence-based Positive Behavior Supports/Response to Intervention protocols, and of youth leadership & career tracking.
Susan Solvang of Milwaukee-based Growing Minds talks about the study showing reduced office referrals due to improved self-regulation and social-emotional skills.
PBIS/RTI programs that include yoga-mindfulness protocols prevent problem behaviors at a communty level, since schools are a hub for public health education.
Amy Haysman of Grounded explains how the youth training program works which empowers students with leadership, life and future career skills.
March 2012 Interview
April 2012 interview