Chair yoga is probably the most effective, adaptable, flexible practice that you’ll take with you in any setting where you work with youth, online and in-person.
It works in the classroom as a brain break. In a therapy setting as a mental health resource. At home with your child or teen who could use a little practice for self-awareness.
3 ways chair yoga can help your work with youth
Chair yoga is short.
These practices can be adapted to any time frame to quickly reduce stress and increase focus. Depending on how much time you have in your schedule, you can choose to share 3, 5, or 10 minute chair yoga mindful practices.
It has proven benefits.
Chair yoga mindful practices improve cognitive function by boosting oxygen flow in the brain, improving learning retention, and supporting overall neurohealth.
No extra equipment or experience required.
Simply clear your desks, push your chairs back, and take a brain break with chair yoga mindful practices.