Entries by Stephanie Kennelly

Yoga Bingo and Games

Are you working with students this summer and looking for a fun, movement based, activity? Or maybe you are already thinking about your first six weeks of school! Our Yoga Bingo cards offer an easy way to get everyone involved practicing yoga poses. There is a lot to think about when teaching yoga poses and […]

Accepting Blog Submissions

We will be posting our blog twice a month and would love to hear what you are doing in relation to mindfulness and movement with youth. ​We would love ​to have you collaborate on the 1000-Petals Blog. Please fill out the following form with your idea to share. You can fill out multiple forms if you have […]

Yoga and Boys: 4 Ways Yoga Improves the Lives of Adolescent Boys

The stereotype of who can “do yoga” is drastically changing. I enjoyed watching pre-season NFL intro packages of Aaron Rodgers training through hot yoga sessions. I have even seen articles pop up on my newsfeed of professional bodybuilders adding yoga into the routine and seeing amazing physical results. These images help solidify the knowledge that […]

Accepting Blog Submissions

We will be posting our blog twice a month and would love to hear what you are doing in relation to mindfulness and movement with youth. ​We would love ​to have you collaborate on the 1000-Petals Blog. Please fill out the following form with your idea to share. You can fill out multiple forms if you have […]

Partner Poses and Connection

These last days are hard. As the school year comes to a close, the social emotional challenges tend to intensify. This past week I began to notice spontaneous hugging. Also, there was a “nuggie” explosion and students were literally jumping on one another. I remember my mentor, Kathy Flaminio, saying, “What is the body telling […]

Spring Energy and Shaking

Every spring, I feel like the Earth begins to vibrate. Frogs and birds and singing, rain and thunder fill the sky, and kids get crazy! We seem to have lots to see and lots to do. Somewhere between excitement and apprehension, students leave the safe havens of school for the great unknown the summer and […]