Category Archives : Research


Handbook of Mindfulness in Education

I’m please to announce that the Handbook of Mindfulness in Education has been published! This important resource includes chapters by leaders, movers, and shakers in the Mindfulness Education movement, including well-known authors such as Dan Siegel, Patricia Jennings, and Susan Kaiser-Greenland. The Handbook of Mindfulness Education was edited by Kimberly Schonert-Reichl and Rob Roeser, experts on […]

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Contemplative Education Programs: New Tools for School

There is a recent growing movement to bring yoga and mindfulness practices into school settings with the goal of promoting healthy, happy students and teachers, and a positive classroom climate: the contemplative education movement. Contemplative education programs integrate secular contemplative practices, such as meditation or yoga poses, into existing school curricula.   Although research on […]


Are Yoga and Mindfulness Practices Really Beneficial for Youth?

I have had the amazing fortune to bring yoga and mindfulness practices to hundreds of young people; to witness the joy and peace that they experience when practicing children’s yoga; to hear their feedback that yoga helps them feel in control, calm, and relaxed; to hear countless stories from teachers how yoga has helped their students become […]

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