Breath of Fire

Posted on: February 13th, 2015 by
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This week in my yoga for kids class we were practicing the “breath of fire” or sometimes it is called the “dragon breath”. Here are the steps: 1) sit in a comfortable position, cris cross works! 2) take a deep breath into your belly 3) push the breath out by pulling your abdominal muscles into [Read the full story …]


Walking meditation in the woods

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by
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Tibetan monks go on walking meditations regularly. It is just like a sitting meditation and brings about the same benefits, but the body is moving in space. One has to move slowly, being aware of each step, noticing breath and sounds. It is much enjoyable on a weekend. You never know what nature will reveal. [Read the full story …]


A card from my student

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by
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I recently got this card from my 3-year old student. It was so sweet!


Group tree

Posted on: February 6th, 2015 by
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This week in my yoga class we were practicing the group tree pose, sometimes referred to as “forest” by us. It was a lot of fun to watch some of the 3-year olds try it for the first time :)


Today in my yoga class

Posted on: January 29th, 2015 by
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We were testing our “tables” with the polar bear!


What did you learn in school today? Making learning visible.

Posted on: December 4th, 2014 by
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On November 8, 2014 I attended an AMS conference in Chicago, sponsored by the Seton Montessori Institute. The theme of the conference was “”What did you do in school today?” Using documentation to make learning visible.”” Inspired by what I learned from Dr. Pinciotti, the main speaker at the event, I decided to make a [Read the full story …]