stay connected

parent and child relaxation

The Relaxation Journey

Passport to Relaxation Building upon the positive passport theme, I created a Relaxation Passport for use in my small groups.  Each week as we practice a new relaxation tool, we put a stamp in our booklet–to denote our travel to … Continue reading

Share Button

Calling All Superheroes!

    It is always so fun to go out to mailbox and find a gift inside.  This time it was sent from an author in the UK who just featured a Kids Relaxation blog post in her new book! … Continue reading

Share Button

Slow Like a Sloth

  This week in small group we are studying SLOTHS!   Until we slow down in the moment, and during life in general, relaxation practice isn’t effective or even very possible.  Slowing down in the first step in the relaxation response, … Continue reading

Share Button

Positive Passport

Did you know that positive thinking is you and your child’s passport to overall health and wellbeing?  This week in my work with students, I’ve created a positive passport activity so that we can begin to shift our thoughts into … Continue reading

Share Button

Pebble Relaxation Moments: The Practice

  A few years ago I took my daughters to visit Findhorn, Scotland.  Findhorn is an ecovillage and spiritual community nestled way in the Scottish Highlands near Inverness, (https://www.findhorn.org/).   Its founding was something of a miraculous story in that three … Continue reading

Share Button

I Feel Calm Now

In the yoga tradition, there is a beautiful grounding and focusing chant (Sa Ta Na Ma–kirtan kriya), that is coupled with finger movements.  Whenever I practice this chant, my mind calms down and I often feel like I am floating … Continue reading

Share Button

Paint a Circle Breath

Jump To Center Here we are at the start of another school year!  It can be a time of transitions, change, and new beginnings for you and your child/students.  This year, I encourage you to set the intention to stress … Continue reading

Share Button

Atmosphere of Wonder

I believe that each of us is born with an inherent natural sense of imagination and a propensity for wonder.  Every child, in their purest essence is a priest of priestess, an alchemist of imagination.  And to the extent that … Continue reading

Share Button

Wash Away Worries with Worry Soap

  RELAXING BATH:  LETTING GO OF WORRIES WITH WORRY BUBBLES Wash away your child’s worries with worry soap!  This relaxation activity uses both the imagination and literal soap bubbles to visualize and affirm washing away the worries.  Begin your relaxation … Continue reading

Share Button

Light as a Feather

As a parting gift for the summer vacation, I gave students a feather today.  We talked about mindfulness and why it is important to bring your attention into the present moment so that you can relax, be aware of how … Continue reading

Share Button
* indicates required Email Address * First Name