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Embodying Resilience: Using Movement to Navigate Anxiety and Build Personal Power in Children

Our kids are living through a rising tide of anxiety as they navigate a challenging and ever-changing world. The symptoms of anxiety can easily overwhelm children, diminishing their joy and interfering with learning, relationships and overall wellbeing. But our kids have capacity, and through mindfulness-based movement they can learn to access their inner resources and tell their own minds a different story about their personal power. Join Jennifer Cohen Harper to explore how movement can transform how your young clients see themselves, and what they believe they are capable of.
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Faculty:
Jennifer Cohen Harper
Duration:
1 Hour 22 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Oct 20, 2020

Description

Our kids are living through a rising tide of anxiety as they navigate a challenging and ever-changing world. The symptoms of anxiety can easily overwhelm children, diminishing their joy and interfering with learning, relationships and overall wellbeing. But our kids have capacity, and through mindfulness-based movement they can learn to access their inner resources and tell their own minds a different story about their personal power. Join Jennifer Cohen Harper to explore how movement can transform how your young clients see themselves, and what they believe they are capable of.

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Outline

  • Anxiety and the Brain Body Relationship - What Anxiety is Trying to Tell Us 
  • Reframing the Mental Narrative from the Body Up Practices to Build Internal Safety 
  • Six Resilience and Anti-Anxiety Practices 
    • Meditation based practices 
    • Movement based practices 
    • Breath-based practices

Faculty

Embodying Resilience: Using Movement to Navigate Anxiety and Build Personal Power in Children

Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RYT, RCYT Related seminars and products: 16


Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RYT, RCYT, is an author and educator who works to support all children and teens in the development of strong inner resources through the tools of yoga and mindfulness. Her goal is to help kids, and those who care for them, thrive in the world regardless of circumstances, and navigate the many challenges they face with a sense of personal power and self-awareness.

As the founder and CEO of Little Flower Yoga, Jennifer brings embodied mindfulness programming and education to schools and community organizations nationwide, serving students, families, educators, and mental health providers. She is an active member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and the board president of the non-profit Yoga Service Council, which works to maximize the effectiveness and sustainability of those committed to sharing practices supporting healing, resilience, self-development, community building and positive social change.

Jennifer is the author and co-author of numerous titles and card decks, including Yoga and Mindfulness Practices for Children Card Deck (PESI, 2016), Little Flower Yoga (New Harbinger, 2013) and children’s books, Thank You Body, Thank You Heart (PESI, 2019) and Thank You Mind (PESI, 2020).

Jennifer’s work has been featured in prominent publications including NY Times, The International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Publishers Weekly, and Yoga Journal and endorsed by thought leaders including Dan Siegel, Sharon Salzberg, Rick Hanson and Congressman Tim Ryan. Jennifer is an engaging presenter committed to collective growth and learning. She offers powerful information in a practical, easy-to-implement format with warmth, humor and joy.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Jennifer Cohen Harper is the founder/director of Little Flower Yoga and The School Yoga Project. She is a compensated author for New Harbinger Publications. Her work on yoga and mindfulness has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times and the International Journal of Yoga Therapy. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Jennifer Cohen Harper is the vice president of the Yoga Service Council. She is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.