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  • 00:32

    Grassroots Support of Yoga in Schools Key to Success

    in Education

    The K-12Yoga relaunch highlights the growth of the school yoga and mindfulness movement during the past 10 years.


    Join host Donna Freeman and guest Karma Carpenter, Founder K-12 Yoga, as we discuss the importance of grassroots support and momentum in bringing yoga skills into classrooms across the nation.


    We'll chat with Kathy Flaminio, Founder 1000 Petals, and Gail Bentley Walsh, Director of Yoga Mountain, about keys to successful implementation of school and district implementation of yoga programs.


    Discover key insights to long term success in bringing peace, calm and productivity into students and teachers daily lives.

  • Come Together at the National Kids Yoga Conference 2015

    in Training

    Kids yoga enthusiasts from around the world will gather at George Washington University in Washington, DC from Nov 13-15, 2015.


    Michelle Mitchel, founder of YoKid and conference organizer, joins us to share her enthusiasm for this gathering of passionate, energetic presenters and participants.


    Get the inside scoop on what to expect, who's going to be there, and the many workshops, keynotes and panel discussions offered during the 3 day conference. She'll have advice on what not to miss and how to get in on the fun.


    I will be presenting Saturday morning Nov 14 on Creating Conversation: Tips for #kidsyoga Social Media Success and would love to see you there.

  • 00:31

    Essential Skills when Teaching Yoga in Urban Schools

    in Education

    You're a kids yoga instructor who has been invited into an urban setting. There is a vast difference from teaching in your neighbourhood yoga studio and an urban school. Do you have the skills to meet the needs?


    Discover essential skills when teaching yoga in urban schools as Donna Freeman of Yoga In My School and Karma Carpenter of IASYM chat with Andres Gonzalez and Ali and Atman Smith of Holistic Life Foundation. Understand cultural competence, how to hold trauma sensitive classes and other challenges youth in our cities bring into class.

  • 00:31

    Trauma Sensitive Yoga for Youth

    in Education

    Trauma and toxic stress are all too often a part of life for today's youth. You want to help but don't know exactly what to do or say.


    Join experts Kathy Falminio of 1000 Petals and John Rettger Director of Mindfulness Stanford School of Medicine for a discussion on how yoga and mindfulness skills can help heal the effects of trauma. Learn how to increase resilience, empower and promote healing through breath, movement and mindfulness.


    We'll address how to create a sensory sensitive environment, specifics for what to include and what to exclude, and tools to use when traumatic events occur in your community/school.


    Hosted by Yoga In My School and K-12 Yoga.

  • 00:31

    Yoga in Schools Symposium Live from Kripalu

    in Education

    Want to bring calm & focus to your classroom? Get the low-down on all the happenings at the Yoga in the Schools Symposium. Join host Donna Freeman, founder Yoga In My School & Kids Yoga Academy and guest host Karma Carpenter, founder K-12 Yoga (IASYM), as we chat live with delegates at Kripalu during the 1st ever Yoga in the Schools Symposium. 


    Anne Buckley-Reen of Get Ready to Learn and Lousie Goldberg of Relaxation Now share their insights on the Yoga in Schools movement, the energy of gathering with leaders in the field of Yoga and Mindfulness for Youth, and what's next for yoga in schools.

  • 00:31

    Yoga and Eating Disorders

    in Education

    Join Donna Freeman and guest Chelsea Roff, founder of Eat, Breathe, Thrive as we explore the relationship between yoga and eating disorders.


    We'll shed light on disordered eating habits, what to watch for and how to create a supportive, accepting environment encouraging all to become more body positive. We'll examine the positive impact yoga can have to reduce anxiety, rebuild body awareness and promote body responsiveness. 


    Plus we'll look at some of the dangers of yoga and how a usually healthy practice may exacerbate body image issues and compound compulsive behavior.


    Discover the key to helping create joy in your practice and a positive body image.

  • 00:31

    Celebrate Yoga-Recess-Day at Your Community School

    in Education

    Yoga-Recess-Day is January 25, 2013. 
    Donna Freeman hosts a discussion on the importance of health and wellness in schools and how Yoga-Recess-Day brings the many benefits of yoga and mindfulness to children of all ages.
    Find out how you can get involved. Join thousands of school teachers, parents and passionate yogis and pedge to bring mind body exercises, breathing and stretching into classrooms everywhere.

  • 00:31

    Collaboration: Creating Synergy & Strength In Kids Yoga Programs

    in Education

    Are you looking to grow your kids yoga business? Do you see other ideas and want to implement them in your community? Do you want to impact the lives of more children and work from a solid foundation?


    Discover how two revolutionary kids yoga programs were created through collaboration. We'll chat with Grounded in Atlanta, GA, and Newark Yoga Movement in Newark, NJ, to find out how they combined their strengths to create the Atlanta Yoga Movement 


    Also hear how Zensational Kids and Radiant Child Yoga pooled their knowledge and expertise to offer training programs for yoga for differently abled children. Join hosts Donna Freeman and Karma Carpenter Shea (K-12 Yoga) with guests Cheryl Crawford, Debbie Kaminsky and Allison Morgan to find out how to energize your program through collaboration.


    You'll learn what to takes to join forces, some of the pitfalls to avoid and ways to enhance your current kids yoga business.

  • 00:31

    Mindfulness for Teachers w Dr Patricia Jennings

    in Education

    Join Donna Freeman and special guest Dr. Patricia Jennings to discuss how mindfulness can transform the art of teaching. Discover valuable tools to bring peace and productivity in the classroom. 


    Dr Jennings new book, Mindfulness for Teachers, shows how essential mindfulness is for educators in today's demanding environment. Gain insight into how mindfulness can help manage stress, cultivate a positive learning environment and revitalize teaching and learning.

  • 00:30

    Mindfulness in Schools: Effective Tools to Calm, Focus and Self Regulate

    in Education

    The mindfulness revolution has begun in classrooms everywhere. Students and educators from Califormia to New York are discovering simple and effective tools that promote calm, clarity and peace of mind.


    Join host Donna Freeman (Yoga In My School) to discuss the impact mindful practices are having in schools, families and to combat test anxiety with special guests Lisa Flynn (Yoga 4 Classrooms), Leah Kalish (Move With Me) and Kelli Love (Girls Prep Bronx Elementary).


    Watch this brief documentary of Aliza and the Mind Jar to see mindfulness in action featuring a 6 yr old at Girls Prep Bronx Elementary in NYC.


    Also watch Yoga 4 Classrooms in Sustainability Academy Vermont


    The article Lisa references is - Educators use Yoga 4 Classrooms to help ease student anxiety over state testing

  • 02:15

    PTRN~Ask A Witch (Yoga and Meditation)/Lunes Lunáticos(The Stouts)

    in Spirituality

    Live 8:00 p.m. Central ~ Ask a Witch with Lady Brigid and Kazan Clark (A.K.A. Mama Bear), is all about sharing, teaching, learning and having fun! Join us every Monday night at 8 P.M. Central time. To join in the discussion, call: 347-308-8222 and press 1 to be a part of the show.


    This Week: Healing Ways series; yoga and Meditation


    9:00 p.m. Central ~ Lunes Lunáticos  PTRN's First Bilingual Show Lunatic Monday.  Next Week in English


    ¿Quié dijo que sólo los Viernes son divertidos?
    Alócate los Lunes con Laura Gonzalez en 'Lunes Lunáticos'..... Cualquier cosa puede suceder!!!!
    Esta noche nos acompaña  Silvio Laiz, guitarrista de “The Stouts”  grupo de Música Folk Irlandesa, hablando de  su participación en varios eventos medievales y de tradiciones Irlandesas. También nos hablara de la banda y de sus planes a futuro.


    https://www.youtube.com/c/thestoutsfolk