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with Heather T. Forbes, LCSW

EPISODE 9
Yoga in the Classroom

Time: 34:36

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Description

Julie Strittmatter shares her love of yoga and explains the tremendous benefit yoga can have for students in the classroom. As a former teacher, she understands the dynamics of a classroom and how to incorporate yoga to help students refine their focus, become empowered to take on more challenges, develop more compassion, and build a stronger communal connection. Listen in to find out more!

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Click HERE to download "Yoga for Anxiety".

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Video Resources with Julie and Sun + Soul Shine Yoga:

 

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Meditation for Beginners

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Yoga for Rest

For more information on Julie, visit Sun + Soul Shine Yoga at: 

www.sunandsoulshineyoga.com

 

and at Challenge to Change:

www.challengetochangeinc.com 

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ARCHIVED EPISODES

 

EPISODE 8
"The Gangs Had Control Over the Building "

Time: 35:59

Description: Jim Sporleder's educational career took a major detour when he signed up to lead a "throw-away" school. In this episode, Jim shares stories of how he changed from a traditional to a heart-centered and trauma-informed leadership approach as a principal. Through his captivating stories, you will gain valuable insights into the nature of consequences and accountability, asking instead of telling, changing the culture of an entire school, and much more!

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EPISODE 7

"Compassionate Communication in the Classroom"

Time: 40:28

Description:  Dr. Andrew Newberg is a top neuroscientist who studies the relationship between brain function and various mental states. In this conversation, he explains how compassionate communication can help to calm neuro-connections that are wired for survival. Learn how to effectively connect with students with trust issues and how to reduce reactivity in times of stress.

 

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EPISODE 6
"Boundaries, Consequences, and Accountability "

Time: 41:32

Description: Successfully setting and enforcing strong boundaries while holding students accountable takes working through a trauma-informed lens. Rather than adding more fear into students and expecting them to change through traditional discipline, we can support and empower them, giving them the tools they need to make long-term changes. Listen in with Heather to discover the relationship between responsibility and accountability.

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EPISODE 5

"Creating Intentional Connections in the Classroom"

Time: 33:56

Description: James Moffett, an extraordinary principal at Faris Elementary School in Kansas, joins Heather T. Forbes, LCSW for this powerful conversation filled with trauma-informed ideas and strategies. Listen in now to hear how James has implemented intentional strategies to override the barriers brought on by this pandemic and how he has been building a strong, loving, and empowered team this year!

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EPISODE 4
"To Teach Kids, You Have to Reach Kids"

Time: 36:43

Description: Jasmyn Wright, author of I'm Gonna Push Through!,  joins Heather T. Forbes, LCSW for this heart-warming conversation on how to empower students to be in alignment with their best selves. Jasmyn shares how her experience as a teacher has shown that authenticity, vulnerability, and openness are essential to her students reaching their highest academic potential.

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EPISODE 3

"Communicating and Partnering with Parents of Special Needs Kids: Becoming an Effective Guide for the Journey"

Time: 45:55

Description: Rick Lavoie joins Heather T. Forbes, LCSW for this dynamic and insightful conversation on helping educators to build strong relationships with the parents of their most challenging students. Learn ways to engage with parents and techniques to build strong teams for students! 

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EPISODE 2
"Parenting in Difficult Times: Back to Basics"

Time: 34:58

Description: Rick Lavoie sheds light on how this pandemic has taken away the natural rituals and rhythms of family life and how this is negatively impacting children. More importantly, solutions to helping children and families regain their balance during these exaggerated times are discussed and highlighted in this conversation hosted by Heather T. Forbes, LCSW.

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EPISODE 1
"From Surviving to Thriving in the Time of COVID"

Time: 35:03

Description: Join Heather T. Forbes, LCSW as she gives eleven effective and practical strategies to help you reclaim your happiness during this very challenging time.

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