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Why Kids Need to Release Big Feelings and Aggression Now

Sushi Frausto, MA (LMFT 101031) The time has arrived. Kids are returning to school. They should be happy and relieved right? Well, not quite yet. Many kids are finding the return to school harder and more frustrating than expected. Kids may be experiencing intense feelings of sadness, disappointment, frustration, anxiety, and anger. These feelings affect their mental and physical

The Power of Yoga for Teens During COVID-19

—Melissa Johnson, PhD Psychologist, CEO of the Institute for Girls’ Development What are your teens doing to de-stress and stay energized during this challenging time? Moving our bodies, stretching, challenging our physical selves are all great ways to release our every day tensions. Yoga is one movement modality that is particularly effective for teens right

6 Virtual Birthday Celebration Ideas!

By Tatiana Pinkley, M.A. For kids and teens who have birthdays falling in the next several weeks, the parties they hoped for will have to change.  And it’s very normal to experience some grief and disappointment with things not going according to plan. While it‘s not physically possible to have a birthday party, there are some creative

Resources to Make the Most of Your Time at Home

Yoga and Mindfulness Together! by Torrey Certified Yoga Instructor, Founder + Owner of PLAAY, Pediatric Learning-Based Adaptive & Accessible Yoga (and our wonderful Office Manager!) Commonsense Media Common Sense Media’s Top Virtual Learning Tools for Every Grade Common Sense Media’s Recommends Apps, Movies, TV, Websites and More for all Ages Common Sense Media:Quick Tips to

Yoga and Mindfulness Together! by Torrey

Torrey is a fantastic yoga instructor who works with kids and adults of all abilities.  She has been offering our team short online mindfulness and yoga sessions since the coronavirus at-home phase began.   She’s generously created these videos to share with our extended community.  Simply click the class title to be directed to the Youtube

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