JENNIFER COHEN HARPER, MA, E-RCYT

Get two yoga and mindfulness practices to share with the children in your life. Each exercise comes with matching coloring pages and worksheets to further enhance the experience and deepen reflection, and you can download these supporting materials for free. Don’t forget to try these out yourself as well, as we all could use some orienting and grounding no matter what our age! 

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Sometimes children with ADHD just can't stop moving...Here's a quick and enjoyable strategy to help restore attention and focus.

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Yoga and mindfulness practices can be powerful tools to help children build strength, manage their emotions, become more flexible (physically and mentally!), and gain mind-body balance. With our young clients, students and our own children headed back to school, you may be in need of some fun and simple strategies to deal with the stress and anxiety that can accompany this transition. Here are three practices you can try today!

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The leading voice in the children's yoga and mindfulness community, Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RCYT, presents her favorite way to empower the children she works with. This segment will show you how to prepare a child for challenging tasks using our most powerful tool: breath.

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Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RCYT, is an author and educator who works to support all children and teens in the development of strong inner resources through the tools of yoga and mindfulness. Her goal is to help kids, and those who care for them, thrive in the world regardless of circumstances, and navigate the many challenges they face with a sense of personal power and self-awareness.

 

As the founder and CEO of Little Flower Yoga, Jennifer brings embodied mindfulness programming and education to schools and community organizations nationwide, serving students, families, educators, and mental health providers. She is an active member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and the board president of the non-profit Yoga Service Council, which works to maximize the effectiveness and sustainability of those committed to sharing practices supporting healing, resilience, self-development, community building and positive social change. 

 

Jennifer is the author and co-author of numerous titles and card decks, including Mindful Chair Yoga Card Deck (PESI, 2018), Yoga and Mindfulness Practices for Children Card Deck (PESI, 2016), Yoga and Mindfulness Practices for Teens Card Deck (PESI, 2017) and Yoga and Mindfulness Practices for Children Activity and Coloring Book (PESI, 2017).

 

Jennifer’s work has been featured in prominent publications including NY Times, The International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Publishers Weekly, and Yoga Journal and endorsed by thought leaders including Dan Siegel, Sharon Salzberg, Rick Hanson and Congressman Tim Ryan. Jennifer is an engaging presenter committed to collective growth and learning. She offers powerful information in a practical, easy-to-implement format with warmth, humor and joy.

 

 





Speaker Disclosures:



Financial:  Jennifer Cohen Harper is the founder/director of Little Flower Yoga and The School Yoga Project.  She is a compensated author for New Harbinger Publications.  Her work on yoga and mindfulness has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times and the International Journal of Yoga Therapy.  She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.



Nonfinancial:  Jennifer Cohen Harper is the vice president of the Yoga Service Council.  She is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.