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PD 6773 – CenterED: Wellness Practices

November 2, 2023 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Build resilience, improve emotional balance and
increase attention through yoga practices curated with teachers in mind.

In this session, you will empower yourself with tools and practices like breathwork, yogic movement, and meditation to be able to stay centerED.

Each practice is carefully chosen to address the unique demands of the teaching profession, ensuring you can face stress, uncertainty, and intensity with grace and resilience.

In this immersive session, you’ll explore a toolkit of yoga practices and mindfulness techniques that are specifically curated to meet the unique demands of the teaching profession. These practices will not only help you build resilience and enhance emotional balance but also boost your focus and inner calm.

Here’s what you can anticipate exploring:

1. Mindful Breathing for Serenity: Discover the art of harnessing your breath to create serenity and maintain unwavering focus amidst the dynamic classroom environment. This practice is a cornerstone for effective classroom management and personal composure.

2. Yogic Movements for Vitality and Empowerment: Immerse yourself in yoga-based movements tailored to re-energize your body and mind. These techniques are indispensable for the sustained vigor needed during long teaching days and will help alleviate the physical and mental strains often encountered in the profession.

3. Meditation for Emotional Resilience: Establish a solid foundation for emotional balance, empowering you to remain centerED regardless of the challenges you face as an educator. Through guided meditation, you’ll develop the tools to navigate the ups and downs of the teaching journey with a sense of ease and poise.

Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. If not, you can borrow one of ours.

Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 2023
Time: 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Location: Poe Hall, Room 742
Audience: Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Contact: Suzanne Clayton (
Credit: 0.5


November 2, 2023
9:00 am - 10:00 am
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