Mondays with ME (9/19/11): Strong, Calm, and Focused

Published on: September 19, 2011

Filled Under: Guest Speakers, Mondays with MomEnough, Resources

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Today’s Monday with ME topic is about ancient yoga practices and modern superheroes.

Learn how the ancient practice of yoga – and the appeal of modern superheroes – are being combined to enhance children’s learning and behavior at home and at school!

Jessica Rosenberg, chats with Marti and Erin about how the interactive fitness program, The Adventures of Super Stretch, is being used by both families and schools to support children’s optimal learning, health and behavior.

Tune in HERE to listen.

Jessica also suggests the following book and article resources:

“Spark, the Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain” by John J. Ratey, MD for how yoga helps people relax according to MRI’s, p. 259-260: http://www.johnratey.com/newsite/index.html

“Teach Your Children Well” in Yoga Journal, Oct. 2010, p.76: http://www.yogajournal.com/lifestyle/2558

“Play Power: How to Turn Around Our Creativity Crisis” in The Atlantic by Laura Seargeant Richardson: http://www.theatlantic.com/life/archive/2011/05/play-power-how-to-turn-around-our-creativity-crisis/238167/

“Smart Jocks” in Scientific American Mind by Steve Ayan, p. 43-47: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=smart-jocks

“Yoga for Kids: A Good Idea?” by Mayo Clinic Staff: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/yoga-for-kids/MY01401/METHOD=print

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