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MOSST Inservices and Retreats for Teachers

Mindful & OHMazing® Strategies for Students and Teachers (MOSST)

In-services and Retreats designed for teachers and meaningful for everyone who works with kids!

Join us during Module 4: Yoga in Schools for an in-depth experience! Also, Friday-evening-only offered for educators!




MOSST In-Services/Retreats explore:

~ Evidence-based self-regulation tools and techniques for teachers and students;
~ Fun, engaging, interactive demonstrations, discussions, and activities with Yogiños: Yoga for Youth® founder Elizabeth Reese, Ph.D., E-RYT, RCYT:
~ Discussions and activities about successful classroom transitions, team-building, cooperation,anti-bullying, and tolerance;
~ Foundational theories and practices for teaching mindfulness to families and youth of all ages in a variety of settings, especially schools.

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Why mindfulness in the classroom?
Current brain, academic, and cardiovascular research
provide evidence that practices related specifically
to mindfulness and yoga and its breathing techniques offer:
~ 27% increase in GABA levels (calmness, anti-anxiety);
~ Improved academic achievement through learning how to improve focus and handle stress;
~ Increased academic interest through integrated
movement in traditionally sedentary academic settings.

What do we know specifically about MOSST based on research?
~ In all of the 4-20 week studies, students increased in physical flexibility, strength and abilities to regulate anxiety and energy levels;
~ Teachers experienced students handling stress and self-regulating themselves in more mindful, peaceful ways;
~ Parents witnessed kids cultivating calmer and more relaxed responses to stressful situations.