May 25, 2022
Teachers working in public schools are stressed to the max and are always in need of mindfulness techniques for themselves and their students.
In this episode, Cynthia Hauk shares how she taps into this important audience with tips and ideas for you to carve out some space in that niche.
Cynthia shares simple Mindfulness, Art, and Yoga practices to help busy people de-stress and practice creative meditation. She trains artists, yogis, yoga teachers, and K-12 teachers to facilitate, design, and market their own mindful art and yoga workshops. Cynthia has been teaching since 2007 and her online courses, teacher training, and tele-summits have reached people in more than 50 countries.
-Cynthia’s yoga background
-Why teaching what we practice is important to Cynthia
-Her inspiration for working with K-12 teachers
-She shares a real life example of a practice she shared that helped a child struggling with tantrums
-What her teacher training program looks like and how she gets people to buy in
-Why you have to make your own opportunities
-How sharing what you are doing with other teachers and students in your community can bring new connections
-How she teaches K-12 teachers to plan yoga and mindfulness sessions to include in their classroom
-Why scholarly articles on neuroscience or trauma informed practices as support are important when pitching to schools to add yoga programs
-Experiential practices to build excitement
-How covid has opened up more interest into mindfulness
-Why she doesn’t use much Sanskrit in her teachings with children
-She shares a breath practice that she loves to use with children
-How she handles the topic of spirituality in K12 schools
-Curiosity and play as a yoga practice
-How she prices her offerings when she approaches schools and parents
-Exploring the idea of using grants funds for your programs
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Music: The State of Things (The Bouncy Song) by Rena Wren is used with permission.