I didn’t know quite to expect as I walked in the front doors of Crockett Elementary in South Phoenix, Arizona. What I had heard was this was a low-income school with a high population of refugees and they were all in for mindfulness training for the entire school. As a long-time yoga and mindfulness […]

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  On the eve of our first schoolwide Mindfulness assembly at Crockett Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona, I am reflecting back to how we got here and from where we have come. Crockett is an inner city K-6 school of 460 students with a 100% free and reduced school lunch rate. We have a high […]

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Mindfulness is a popular word all of a sudden, but it’s really important to understand that it’s not a “thing.” It’s not a product, gimmick or concept. It’s about spending time introspectively experiencing how our own body works — our senses, thoughts, emotions, and feelings, physical and mental impulses — so that we can begin […]

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