Mindfulness • 3m 47s
Change at this age is so apparent and we are here to celebrate that change! It can be challenging to navigate day to day when so many things are still new and they are all participating in the development of their personalities. Using the chrysalis as a parallel for our young friends’ own change can show the importance of patience, the idea of letting go of things in the past that aren’t helping us grow, and how even when we can’t see the outcome it’s important to trust the process.
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Drawing to Music
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Rub Your Hands
This song can help build mind and body awareness in our young friends. Sing along as we feel the energy in our palms, work on our spinal alignment, focus on our breath and use the vibration of "OM'' build the strength of our voices. This is a great activity to refocus and shift gears.