1000 Petals Blog

Essential Oils and Classroom Environment

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When planning your work with children, do you ever consider sense…

Yoga Calm and Happiness

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Breathing Ball and Routine

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People will often ask me, I want to implement Yoga Calm… but…

Interventionists and Child Pose

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Buddha Boards and Breaks

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In Yoga Calm we talk about the importance of yoga based movements…

Yoga Calm and Early Childhood

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Balancing Routine and Standardized Testing

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Life is a balancing act.   In Yoga we think of balance…

Ready to Learn and PLCs

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Complaint Free and Persuasive Writing

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In Yoga Calm, mindfulness is awareness. Aware of our thoughts.…

Safe Place Breathing and Calming Strategies

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Mindful Practice and Headspace

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Do you feel like your mind is continually bouncing from one thing…

Transitioning Routine and Standing in Line

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Waiting is hard. Imagine you are in line. You are in line with…

Mindfulness and Travel

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Back Drawing and Geometry

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After the birth of my first son, I took a baby massage class.…

ADHD and Peaceful Parenting

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Warrior II and New Years Resolutions

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How do you move into a new year? Reflect on the past? Set goals…

Break and Breathe and Non-Verbal Cues

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Star Pose and Mythology

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We are ending 2016 shining brightly! This week we focused on…

Mindful Snack and Friendly Letters

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Across cultures, families come together during the holiday season…

Centering Routine and Small Group Instruction

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Are you teaching “small groups”? Rotating through reading…

Calming Routine and Taking Breaks

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All spaces need a place devoted to Calm. In a world that never…

Trickster and Text Connections

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After rather intense (and rather heavy) couple of weeks, I thought…

Gratitude and Family Meals

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Yoga Calm, although written as a curriculum for students, truly…

Community and Tree Circle

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There have been a lot of words written this past week. Shocked…nervous…furious…hateful……

Yoga Calm Principles and Intentions

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In Yoga practices and in many Yoga Calm lesson plans, instructors…

Pinwheel Breath and Engineering

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I introduced pinwheel breathing  the first week of school, but…

A Boy and A Bear and Leadership

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The Roman philosopher Seneca said, “While we teach, we learn”.…

Tree Pose and Poetry

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I see the beauty. Minnesota Fall. Mother nature’s own chorus…

Mindful Moment Cards and Equity

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Recently our staff underwent a poverty simulation experience.…

Pulse Count and Math Talk

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Do you have students fighting the calming breaths? Sometimes,…

Woodchopper and Growth Mindset

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Personal Development…In the 90’s we were “Awaking the Giant…

Volcano Breath and Morning Meeting

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You may be thinking… okay Stephanie your classroom is super…

Mountain Pose and Line Basics

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We say in Yoga Calm, “educating heart, mind and body”.…

3 Tips for a Yoga Calm Classroom

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Hello! My name is Stephanie Kennelly and I am a third grade teacher…