Yoga In My School

Yoga In My School

Empowering you to explore mindfulness and movement with youth. What began in 2009 as a way to connect with other leaders in the kids yoga community has grown into the longest running kids yoga podcast. Donna Freeman is passionate about all things yoga. She covers a wide variety of topics aimed at highlighting amazing work being done and providing tools and tips for immediate use in your life, classes and work. She is the founder of Yoga In My School and the author of 'Once Upon a Pose: A Guide to Yoga Adventure Stories for Children.' She can be found on Instagram @DonnaKFreeman. Become a supporter of our show with a donation https://yogainmyschool.com/?p=13405... Show More

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In this episode of the Yoga In My School podcast guest Carla Tantillo Philibert of Mindful Practices delves into SEL and the essential practice of POP (Pause, Observe, Practice). We chat about self care for nurturers, the importance of small acts of compassion, and round out our discussion with questions we need to consider as we explore re-entry.

Highlights:
2:06 Welcome Carla Tantillo Philibert
3:14 SEL explained
6:02 How to cultivat...

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The Yoga In My School podcast interviews Incia Palmieri, founder of Once Upon a Mat. We discuss embracing life's journey with grace, tools to promote mindfulness in children, the amazing Calm Me Box, and ways mindfulness can help families navigate the CoVid-19 world.

Highlights:
1:14 Welcome to Incia
6:24 Impact of yoga in the classroom
9:44 Once Upon a Mat
11:02 the Calm Me Box, the idea and reality
13:00 The Rainbow Box (April Sh...

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In this episode of the Yoga In My School podcast host Donna Freeman connects with Dr. Frank Sileo, psychologist and author. We discuss the power of loving kindness meditation, how to make it your own and use it during this particularly challenging time, tools for parents to navigate CoVid-19, and the beauty and power of learning to pause.

Highlights:
2:00 Intro Dr Frank Sileo
4:35 Frank Sileo psychologist and author
7:45 Bentley Bee se...

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March 19, 2020 29 min

This special episode of the Yoga In My School podcast explores how kids yoga leaders and businesses are managing during CoVid-19. Joining host Donna Freeman are guests Lani Rosen-Gallagher (Full of Joy Yoga), Shari Villez-Blatt (Karma Kids Yoga) and Mary Burton (Zensational Kids). They offer frank and personal experiences how they are supporting their communities, undergoing a steep technology learning curve, reaching out to school...

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In this episode of the Yoga In My School podcast we delve into how best to support bereaved children. Our guest, UK based Sally Eccleston of Yoga with Sally, shares her expertise in childhood grief, our most important task to support bereaved children, and some yoga and mindfulness practices which help connect, heal and soothe.

Highlights:
2:16 Sally Eccleston, Educational Psychologist, Yoga with Sally
5:51 How grief/loss manifest in ...

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In this episode of the Yoga In My School podcast we talk with Britt Collins-Feist of Sensory Parenting about sensory processing, integration and sensitivity in our homes and schools. Discover how vital understanding of the sensory system is to help children calm and regulate

Listen to the YIMS podcast audio and access the archives  http://yogainmyschool.buzzsprout.com/

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2:25 Britt Collins-Feist intro and background
4:28 Sens...
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Welcome to the Yoga In My School podcast. In this episode we delve into the world of performing and yogic arts with Anita Mcfarlane of Circus Yoga Kelowna. Anita has spent her life in the theatre, performing, coaching, writing. She shares how yoga, meditation, and breath work play a vital role in harnessing and honing an artist's ability.

Listen to the podcast or access the archives:  http://yogainmyschool.buzzsprout.com/

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January 3, 2020 35 min

Welcome to the Yoga In My School podcast. In this episode we launch the new decade: welcome 2020. Founder and host Donna Freeman chats with Calgary based yoga therapist Kim McNeil about the concept of experiences versus acquisitions or doing vs having.

Listen to the YIMS podcast audio and access the archives  http://yogainmyschool.buzzsprout.com/

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1:38 Kim McNeil background - yoga therapist, yoga for arthritis & chroni...

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Yoga In My School founder, Donna Freeman, chats with Jennifer Cohen Harper, founder of Little Flower Yoga, about Jen's new book Thank You Body, Thank You Heart. We discuss how to use body scans and gratitude to create calm and foster self compassion, as well as the importance of routines for kids and amazing tips to help kids go to bed/sleep.

Enjoy the video version here https://youtu.be/KscRYQztQFU

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1:26 Introduction of...

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Kindergarten is an exciting year: ABCs & 123s, new friends, new routines. It is the beginning of formal education.More and more teachers are incorporating yoga and mindfulness into their Kindergarten classes. Is this helpful? Are they old enough? What's the best way to introduce these skills? What are the benefits and potential pitfalls?If you have Kindergarten aged children or are an early educator you'll want to liste...

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Mindfulness in schools is a hot topic. Studies prove its effectiveness at helping children reduce stress, self regulate and focus. Now available is a series of Mindfulness Moments board books to enable even the youngest child to cultivate skills to feel calm wherever they are. Musician, kids yoga expert and author, Kira Willey, joins us to talk about her latest endeavor to help children manage body, breathe and emotions.  

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Delve into the amazing world of accessible yoga with Yoga for Amputees.Our special guest Marsha Terese Danzig shares her personal story and her amazing work bringing light and life to amputees through yoga and meditation.Discover how amputees can foster their body, mind and spirit through practices modified for specific needs. Yoga instructors will love the tips Marsha shares on how to safely and effectively adapt yoga practices as...

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Changing jobs, moving house, letting go of one dream and embracing another: we've all experienced these things and have done so with varying degrees of distress and ease, upset and calm.Join host Donna Freeman and her esteemed guest Jodi Komitor as they discuss the art of letting go. Jodi is the founder of Next Generation Yoga, a premier kids yoga organization. Recently Jodi sold her company and after a transition period is now...

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Join host Donna Freeman and special guest Susan Agrios to delve into Mindfitness.This unique term coined by Susan reflects the importance of mindfulness and movement to foster the mental fitness necessary to effectively meet the demands of our modern world.Each year a special beKind Mindfitness Triathlon is held. Susan will explain the purposes of the event and what makes it distinctive.

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Do kids you know suffer from anxiety and overactive thought patterns? Do you wonder how to help them?Join Donna Freeman, founder of Yoga In My School, as she chats with award winning author Gail Silver about her newest publication Mindful Bea and the Worry Tree. (release date April 16, 2019)Bea is anxiously waiting for her friends to show up for her birthday party. Discover how Bea's thoughts take over and what she does to find...

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February 20, 2019 30 min
Are you looking for ways to help kids be calm, overcome anxiety, and live happy, healthy lives?Wynne Kinder shares her extensive knowledge on mindfulness for kids in her new book Calm. For years Wynne has been involved with developing amazing resources for schools and families to use to invite more mindful moments into their day. It's a delight to reconnect with her and highlight the amazing work being done.Join us as we talk a...

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Kids have big emotions. Often they don't know how to manage these emotions, what to do, how to express themselves or how to find that place of calm inside.Today's guest on the Yoga In My School podcast is Sara Pletcher. Sara is a teacher and author passionate about helping teachers help kids. She writes about topics that lead to important conversations to foster awarenss, self regulation and integration. Her latest book, Ri...

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Are you a coach, parent or teacher? Do you know teens who struggle with the demands of high performance on the field and in the classroom?Todd Corbin joins host Donna Freeman to discuss how student athletes can benefit from mindfulness practices. Discover tools to reduce stress, improve performance and manage the challenges of balancing athletics and academics.Todd has partnered with Gina Biegel, founder of Stressed Teens, to creat...

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Sept 21 has been designated the International Day of Peace or World Peace Day by the United Nations.Join host Donna Freeman as she connects with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to talk about his crusade to create and celebrate this day of global ceasefire and non-violence.Discover some of the amazing work being done around the world by governments, organizations and individuals to foster hope and create peace within hearts...

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There is too much body shaming going on. Who hasn't stood in front of a mirror and only seen their faults and flaws? STOP IT! You are amazing, incredible and perfect exactly as you are.This is the message Dana Suchow of Do the Hot Pants shouts from the top of her voice and with her powerful social media presence. Join Yoga In My School founder Donna Freeman as she and Dana discuss this serious issue and how parents, teachers an...

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