Find your peace Our bodies and minds are connected. When you take the time for the physical practice of yoga, you’ll have the ability to be more flexible both physically and mentally. In other words, yoga helps us to ride out the storm, so you’ll be better able to experience mental calmness, composure, and an evenness of temper, especially in the face of adversity or conflict.

Find your peace Our bodies and minds are connected. When you take the time for the physical practice of yoga, you’ll have the ability to be more flexible both physically and mentally. In other words, yoga helps us to ride out the storm, so you’ll be better able to experience mental calmness, composure, and an evenness of temper, especially in the face of adversity or conflict.

Toolkit

July 31, 2021

How to Teach SEL, Equity, and Social Justice with Yoga

Social-emotional learning (SEL) provides a framework for understanding ourselves first, which naturally leads to understanding towards others. 

young women doing yoga stretches

Social-emotional learning (SEL) provides a framework for understanding ourselves first, which naturally leads to understanding towards others. 

By integrating SEL-informed yoga and mindfulness practices into your learning environment, students have the opportunity to build emotional intelligence, support healthy individual and community relationships, and encourage collective agency for social justice.

In this toolkit, you will learn 10 practical yoga and mindfulness practices to support SEL, equity, and social justice in your learning environments.

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Research suggests as little as 5 minutes of Yoga Ed. daily can improve mental health.

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