Calm Classrooms

teacher in school giving a yoga class

Why teachers & kids should be moving, breathing & doing mindful activities

April 26, 2022

The burnout rate amongst rookie teachers is currently sitting at 50%. Youth suicide is the highest it’s been in Australia in 10 years and one in seven   Classrooms are becoming…

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The Karma Classroom – a calm learning environment

March 22, 2022

There’s no denying it, it’s pretty challenging to be a kid these days. With the onslaught of social media and its distractions, temptations and tendency to overstimulate young brains, as…

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teacher with karma cards future fit classrooms

5 classroom changes we must create in the next 10 years  

December 8, 2021

Education in the last 80 years has been extremely efficient in teaching content, with students, like empty vessels needing to be filled, receiving all the information from their teacher, ‘the…

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teacher with breathing ball in school yoga class

Benefits of Mindful Learning Programs

October 28, 2021

Mrs G is a Year 3 teacher who begins each day with a short ‘Karma Citizen’ discussion on topics like being a peacemaker rather than a bully, compassion, kindness or…

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in school yoga class at primary school

Changes that need to happen in the next 10 years for a mindful classroom

May 10, 2021

  We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change.   And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.   Peter…

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beth borowsky in keynote speech

Keynote speech – ‘Future Fit Classrooms’

July 22, 2019

Talking to 380 principals and teachers, Beth explains her vision to bring the tools of Movement, Breath and Mindfulness into classrooms to reduce stress (both teachers’ and students’), manage anxiety, build resilience and create calm, creative learning environments.

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early learning kids with yoga teacher practising candle meditation

The big benefits of yoga for little kids

May 12, 2017

Yoga is one of the fastest-growing sports globally, with the number of women doing yoga in Australia alone, having doubled since 2008. And the tree pose trend is starting to trickle…

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