Are you feeling the struggle each day to keep your head above water? Many educators are teaching both remotely and in person, with a large number educating and caring for their own children at the same time. It’s a dance that seems unsustainable, brilliantly portrayed in this cartoon. This year is more of a marathon […]
About Stephanie Kennelly
Hello! My name is Stephanie Kennelly and I am a third grade teacher in West Saint Paul, Minnesota. I am beginning the journey of implementing the Move Mindfully curriculum in my instruction. Join me at my weekly blog to learn more!
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“This is the perfect tool to support mindfulness, movement, and social emotional learning.” Our experience teaching self regulation practices in schools and therapeutic settings over the years led to the creation of the Move Mindfully® Card Deck. This deck is a tool that leads you step by step with images, scripts, and tips to support […]
Preschoolers can experience Mindful Walking with these Easy Steps Here is a script to get you starting walking with your Early Learners: “Taking a Mindful Walk means we are going to use our eyes, our ears and our whole body to notice things we see, hear and feel as we go on a walk. We can […]
Resources for Physical, Emotional, and Mental Well-Being Move Mindfully® is committed to working side by side with individuals and organizations to promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being for everyone who works to protect the health and safety of youth and families in our communities. We are offering resources to provide support to families and children; […]
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“How many of you have trouble sleeping?” It is not surprising to see almost all hands slowly rise when posed this question. Sleep is such an important component to overall health and well being. Addressing these concerns should be a priority for all youth workers. Sleep is where everything happens for the mind, body and heart. […]
It’s the first day of online school… Now what? If you are like the thousands of teachers across the world trying to translate curriculum and instruction into an online format, and you are feeling overwhelmed, know that you are not alone. Weaving in simple breathing, movement and rest strategies can help both adults and youth […]
Mindful walks create a rhythm to start the day. It’s a Tuesday morning and the sunshine sparkles off the snow outside of Oak Ridge Elementary School of Leadership, Environmental and Health Sciences. The school starts each morning with 15 minute Mindful Walks around the school campus. Here is the structure one second grade classroom uses […]
Register now for our June Training! Click HERE to register The complex demands of daily life have created increased pressure, overwhelm, and disconnection. As a result, youth and adults have an urgent need for more physical, mental and emotional support in order to thrive. Many organizations lack accessible tools and resources to address these growing […]
The Pause is a mindful beginning that creates a sense of rhythm and safety. Dr. Stefanie Bauer PsyD, LP from Life Ripples is a mental health practitioner who believes in the power of the mind/body connection. One way she incorporates mindfulness into her sessions is with an optional mindful beginning. “I offer clients the opportunity […]
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