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The Benefits of Yoga & Mindfulness on Your Mental Health

While the physical benefits of yoga may bring many people to the mat, the benefits of yoga and mindfulness on mental health are typically what keeps people coming back.

How Mindfulness & Yoga Can Address the School Mental Health Crisis

Schools are now on the front line for both students and teachers mental health needs. Chronic stress, overwhelm, and burnout are contributing to teacher attrition, student disengagement, and increasing mental health challenges within the school day.

NAMI Playlist

Yoga Ed. in partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Virginia (NAMI Virginia), co-created this yoga and mindfulness playlist to introduce children, teens, and adults to the benefits of yoga and mindfulness to support your mental health.

three young girls doing yoga at home 9 Yoga & Mindfulness Tools for Mental Health

All of the tools you find in this toolkit help cultivate calm, mental health, and overall well being.

Replenish: 7 Tools for Filling Your Cup

Truly combating burnout as a society will require collective commitment and systemic change, we can develop skills while we work towards change to fill our cups, not only on holidays and long weekends, but also in the moments in-between.

How to Teach Your Students about the Brain

Understanding what’s happening in the brain is the first step to empowering students with tools to respond and function optimally.

family hugging 7 Tools to Rest and Restore

In partnership with NAMI Louisville, we are sharing tools to slow down and unwind for national mental health awareness month.

children doing yoga School Funding Guide for a Mindful Movement Program

Learn more about federal, state, and local funding sources for school programs, including details on the most recent American Rescue Plan passed on March 10, 2021.

family doing yoga Chair Yoga and Teletherapy: Strengthening Connections Across Physical Distance

This article outlines the benefits of using chair yoga tools in teletherapy applications, including specific answers to three distinct challenges for both clients and therapists.

posing yoga Chair Yoga Tools for Therapists: 7 Trauma-Sensitive Somatic Practices for Any Setting

This toolkit equips therapists with 7 effective strategies for transitions in and out of the virtual therapy space, for cultivating awareness in the mind and body, and for building genuine relationships with students during teletherapy.

Supporting Mental Health in Schools

How can yoga and mindfulness be a part of the mental health solution?

megan photo Megan Plagman, LCSW, MPH

As a school-based social worker, Megan has always been committed to breaking down barriers that keep students from being successful in the classroom.