A Mindful Breath-Counting Practice for Teens and Tweens

An 8-minute breathing practice that teaches kids the basics of mindful awareness by counting each inhale and exhale. https://www.mindful.org/a-mindful-breath-counting-practice-for-teens-and-tweens/?utm_content=buffera4bde&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR20TfpzxrP1IZAFz-kFB02ZU0sT2AWiWVBk58Xg_w9P2ug8Bj2D5ZOcCv4

Should meditation be compulsory in our schools??

We know our views on this. We'd love to hear yours! Let us know your thoughts by commenting below... Take a look at the linked article by ABC Australia and see why every Australian child should have access to mindful programs like Smiling Mind, to help manage their #mentalhealth throughout their schooling life and into… Continue reading Should meditation be compulsory in our schools??

How Mindfulness Can Help Teachers and Students Manage Challenging Situations

Long-time mindfulness researcher Trish Broderick’s new book is packed with fresh ideas for bringing mindfulness into the classroom. This blog on sticky, uncomfortable, inevitably difficult emotions and situations will help you navigate your next meltdown, and give you more bandwidth for your students. https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/53306/how-mindfulness-can-help-teachers-and-students-manage-challenging-situations?fbclid=IwAR2FCmkMiyN2nKmNKqAMNbmdz3Z-qbUHbZYAboDmzfTu8K32GD8YHjQmNjI

How Rugby’s Elite Are Using Yoga To Boost Their Performance

Great to see more and more professional athletes using yoga to compliment the rest of their fitness routine. Yoga can assist with healing after injury, injury prevention, flexibility, core strength, balance and mental focus. Check out how the NSW Waratahs Super Rugby players are using yoga to boost their performance. “Guys in the gym are… Continue reading How Rugby’s Elite Are Using Yoga To Boost Their Performance

Practicing Yoga and Meditation Reverses the DNA Damage that Makes us Sick and Depressed

How amazing is Yoga and Meditation... 🧘🏽‍♀️ 🧘🏼‍♂️ “These activities are leaving what we call a molecular signature in our cells, which reverses the effect that stress or anxiety would have on the body by changing how our genes are expressed. Put simply, Mind-Body Intervention’s cause the brain to steer our DNA processes along a… Continue reading Practicing Yoga and Meditation Reverses the DNA Damage that Makes us Sick and Depressed

Our time with the Wildflower Fitness Retreat

Thank you to Jacqs from Wildflower Fitness Australia for inviting us to teach yoga at the Adelaide Retreat. Wildflower Fitness Australia supports the health of women living in remote areas, so it was a great honour and privilege for us to guide these beautiful ladies through Hatha and Restorative yoga. We are incredibly grateful 🙏🏼

Powerful video about Mindfulness in Schools

The heartfelt stories from these high school students are incredibly powerful and moving. Please watch and listen as they reflect on how mindfulness classes have changed their lives. Ponder this... What would our world look/sound/feel like, if every child was taught mindfulness at school? https://youtu.be/cOGM_-zKPTE

How to Help Teenage Girls Reframe Anxiety and Strengthen Resilience

"Anxiety is part of life. It’s not our job to vanquish these feelings. It’s our job to develop the resources we need to march forward anyway.” https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/52994/how-to-help-teenage-girls-reframe-anxiety-and-strengthen-resilience?fbclid=IwAR3IwmCraqij5ywNhs0QDfMUJa6sHZ7P2goIXK0D3QaMjBmdwjshhyGYiUs

Mindfulness And Meditation Will Now Be Part Of The Curriculum In 370 Schools In England

Many teachers throughout Australia are implementing Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation into the classrooms but wouldn’t it be awesome if it were a part of the curriculum for all ages... come on Australia, let’s do this!!! http://www.trueactivist.com/mindfulness-and-meditation-will-now-be-part-of-the-curriculum-in-370-schools-in-england-t1/?utm_source=TA&utm_medium=Organic&utm_campaign=TA-t1-MindfulnessMeditation-TAfb&fbclid=IwAR3IZCraddIsCvswqC-CI3UwDm7ojR_c7yic30q65JszB2NeyQJszrKECPk