About this Episode:

A conversation with Lynea Gillen about an innovative approach to working with children and teens that integrates physical yoga, mindfulness practice, and social-emotional learning (SEL) activities.  Lynea highlights program themes, shares personal examples from her work, and offers insights into successful application of the approach.  

About Lynea:

Lynea was introduced to as a teenager and found it the ideal tool for coping with emotional challenges she was then facing.  She holds an MS in Counseling and is both a Registered Teacher (RYT-200) with Yoga Alliance and an Oregon Licensed Professional Counselor.  A decades-long proponent of somatic, body-based therapies, Lynea creatively melds dance, yoga, counseling, music, releasing exercises (TRE) and “active play” into her work through her counseling practice.  She has been a featured speaker at national education, counseling and mindfulness conferences and is the award-winning author of Calm for Children, Good People Everywhere, Little Banty Chicken and the Big Dream, and creator of the highly regarded Mindful Moments Cards and DVD Kids Teach Yoga: Flying Eagle.

You can email Lynea at lynea@wholeapproachhealing.com.

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The APA Citation for this Episode:

Shook, M. (Producer). (2018, March 30). Calm: A Mind-Body Approach to Supporting Youth Wellness [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://wp.me/p7R6fn-pD.

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