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Barbara Young

895 Kingsbury Beach Rd, Eastham, MA, USA

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About Barbara Young

I am a retired middle school health teacher (27 years).  I received my 200 hour teacher training from the White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara, California in 2003. Eighteen years later and many other trainings since, I realize more and more the need for bringing...

I am a retired middle school health teacher (27 years).  I received my 200 hour teacher training from the White Lotus Foundation in Santa Barbara, California in 2003. Eighteen years later and many other trainings since, I realize more and more the need for bringing yoga and mindfulness into the school setting and beyond.  I can think of no better way to leave a long lasting impact and legacy that has the potential to positively change the world.

Below is a list of trainings, teachers, & conferences that have inspired and awakened the teacher in me along the yogic path . . Namaste to each:

Ganga White & Tracey Rich, White Lotus Foundation www.whitelotus.org

Level 1 teacher training with Tias Little.  www.prajnayoga.net

Yoga of the Heart cardiac and cancer certification training with Nischala Joy Davi, www.abundantwellbeing.com

YogaEd with Leah Kalish, www.yogaed.com

Growing Lotus Kids Yoga with Lara Azzarito, www.lotusgardensyoga.com

Little Flower Yoga for children teacher training, levels 1, 2, 3 with Jennifer Cohen Harper, www.littlefloweryoga.com

KaiaKids Yoga teacher training with Laurie Jordan, www.kaiayoga.com

Cultivating Mindfulness in Schools with Thich Nhat Hanh, www.plumvillage.org

The Mindfulness in Schools Project, .b teacher training with Chris Cullen, www.mindfulnessinschools.org

Mindfulness in Education teacher training with Daniel Rechtschaffen, www.danielrechtschaffen.com

Completion of Mindful Schools year long training with Megan Cowen, Chris McKenna, Vinnie Ferraro   mindfulschools.org

Completion of Little Flower Chair Basics course with Jennifer Cohen Harper

Tai Chi Easy Practice Leader Teacher training with Dr. Roger Jahnke

Conferences with Aadil Palkhivala, Leslie Kaminoff, Donna Farhi, Angela Farmer, Rodney Yee, Colleen Saidman Yee, Gary Kraftsow, Joe Dispenza, Dan Siegel, David Darling, Sharon Salzberg, Robert Thurman, Caroline Myss, Deepak Chopra, Paul & Suzee Grilley, Gil Hedley, Soren Gordhamer, Jon-Kabat Zinn, Anandi Ma, and my dogs Maggie and Peaches.

First Registered February 2015
10000 Teaching Hours

Teaching Experience

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East ridge middle school

September 2003 - June 2019
East Ridge Middle School, 10 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT, USA
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Move2Wellness

February 2009 - February 2014
635 Danbury Road
Ridgefield, CT, USA
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Westover Boarding School for Girls

December 2003 - February 2014
Middlebury, CT, USA
First Registered February 2015
10000 Teaching Hours

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