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For 9 years Empowered Minds is dedicated to teaching yoga and mindfulness to students and to creating learning-ready and compassionate classrooms, particularly in Title 1 schools. They help students cultivate the social and emotional learning skills of resilience, self-worth, self-control, kindness and awareness so that they thrive at school, at home and in their communities.
Since the day that chalk first met blackboard, teachers have been commanding students to "Be quiet! Pay attention! Calm down!” But how, literally, does a child who’s distracted or distressed, restless or reactive learn to calm down, to focus attention, to quiet himself? No one ever taught that. Empowered Minds does, teaching kids specific tools, creative techniques and daily practices to lay the foundation for attentiveness, stability and curiosity upon which all learning rests. In a world where stress, technology and distraction grow ever more pervasive, teaching our children these tools is more essential than ever.
We would like to offer you a unique opportunity to give back. For EVERY giving aura cork yoga mat ordered, you receive an aura cork yoga mat and we will donate a mat to a child in need through Empowered Minds.
You also have an opportunity to make a lasting impression on a child by personalizing the donated mat with your own inspirational quote or word. Include your Instagram or Twitter feed and we will personally give a thank you shout out.