Putting Relationships First in School Reentry

Putting Relationships First in School Reentry

This column was originally published in The Salem News on April 1, 2021. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” It’s a familiar phrase once offered as an unfortunate playground defense to resolve social conflict. This statement’s...
WTN Yoga for Youth: Cat-Cow Flow

WTN Yoga for Youth: Cat-Cow Flow

WELLcome back! This week I’m sharing a simple, dynamic sequence, also known as a vinyasa. Cat-Cow connects two poses to create a flow. This beginner’s level vinyasa is helpful for teaching students how to sync movement and breath.    The Cat-Cow Flow:...
WTN Yoga for Youth: Butterfly Pose

WTN Yoga for Youth: Butterfly Pose

This week we will remain seated. Butterfly Pose presents options for static (still) or dynamic (moving) stretches of the groin and inner thighs. While seated, students may opt to relax or flutter their wings (legs) or use a combination of both. Adding a forward bend...