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Saturday
21
APR

Teach Mindfulness to Youth

10:00
12:00
Youth Nation Yoga
Event organized by Youth Nation Yoga

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Today’s youth face many challenges. With the demands of school, extra-curricular activities, obligations to family and friends, and technology use, now more than ever, it's important for children to slow down, pause, and take a breath. A mindfulness practice can provide children with the tools necessary to navigate through life's challenges with greater ease.

Learn what mindfulness is, its origins, the mindful brain, simple practices to do with the youth in your life and self-care practices that will create greater resiliency, allowing you to be the best version of yourself.

Link to brochure http://www.sunywcc.edu/CMS/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/WCC_SPR18_INT_4.pdf

CE-PRSDV 2154, 2 Sat., Apr. 21 & 28, 10:00 am- 12:00 noon, Room TBD, $50. D Nobile. #12347 page 58

Denise Nobile is an educator and presenter in the field of youth mindfulness and yoga. Denise is the founder of Youth Nation Yoga, a certified Mindful Schools instructor, and an educator at Somers Middle School in Westchester, N.Y. As a classroom teacher at both the elementary and middle school, she's come to discover how stressed our children are. With the demands of school, extracurricular activities, obligations to friends and family, and technology use, now more than ever, it's important for children to slow down, pause, and take a breath. In her work, Denise brings a movement and mindfulness practice to as many children as possible, providing them with the tools to navigate life's challenges with greater ease.

Denise holds a master's in elementary education, specializing in special education, and is a registered yoga teacher (E - RYT). She is registered to teach yoga to children (RCYT) and studied extensively with Mindful Schools, receiving a 300-hour certification to teach mindfulness to youth. Denise teaches mindfulness and yoga to children in private sessions, classrooms, libraries, yoga studios, and after-school programs. She teaches school-based educators, parents, and clinicians how to cultivate a mindfulness practice and teach the youth in their lives how to be their best selves.

Denise has trained with Liberation Prison Yoga, where she teaches trauma-conscious yoga and mindfulness classes to the women at the Taconic Correctional Facility.