Awakening Joy In Kids with James Baraz & Michele Lilyanna

March 9, 2017

Spirit Rock founder, author, and teacher James Baraz’s Awakening Joy offers his large and devoted readership a program to gain contentment and happiness by cultivating the seeds of joy within. He joins with Michele Lilyanna, a classroom teacher for 25 years, to offer caregivers and children ways to find joy in each day together.

This unique offering nourishes both adults and kids. James shares the practices for the adults—parents, caregivers, and teachers. Michele offers her own experiences as a parent and as a teacher, showing how the themes work with kids, followed by the tried and true lessons that she's used herself in the classroom and at home.

Tune in to hear James and Michele share about their many years of working with thousands of adults and children in retreats, workshops, and the classroom.

You can purchase the book through Amazon HERE.

Learn more about James & Michele's work, sign up for their newsletter, and learn about their course offerings HERE

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Four Minute Meditation for Parents

March 2, 2017

Join Michelle for this short meditation that can fit easily into your busy schedule.

Learn more about Michelle and her great work at www.MichelleGale.com.

 

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Sharing Mindfulness & Meditation with Children, Teens & Families with Susan Kaiser Greenland

February 23, 2017

Susan Kaiser Greenland is an internationally recognized leader in teaching mindfulness and meditation to children, teens, and families. She is the author of The Mindful Child and most recently Mindful Games. She has been studying meditation with teachers from the Tibetian Buddhist tradition since 1997 but is best known for her incredible skill in making these practices simple and accessable to share in a secular context within schools, families, and the broader community. 

Tune in to hear Susan share some of her journey and offer practical tips and advice. Her latest book helps even the brand new practitioner in sharing the gifts of mindfulness. 

You can sign up to Susan's newsletter and learn more about her work at http://www.susankaisergreenland.com/

Her books can be purchased on Amazon HERE.

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Breathe. Smile. Let Go: A Meditation

January 23, 2017

Join Michelle for a short meditation to support you in staying present during the wild ride of family life.  Learn more about Michelle at www.MichelleGale.com

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Breath. Smile. Let Go.

January 20, 2017

Join Michelle as she shares a few ways to practice staying present in the midst of a wonderfully messy family life. 

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Welcome to Mindful Parenting in a Messy World

January 19, 2017

In this episode, Michelle Gale welcomes you to her new podcast and shares a little about her background and what inspired her to create Mindful Parenting in a Messy World. Michelle is a mindfulness educator, executive coach, and budding author. She’s an advisor for the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, the Mindful Schools, and Tilt365. She also serves on the Board of the Holistic Life Foundation. Michelle shares her mastery in schools, organizations, and one-on-one. Life is messy, and she believes it’s within that messiness where we find our greatest potential for growth. The parent/child relationship offers us a window into where we have yet to grow up like none other. Thank you for listening. 

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Introducing Mindful Parenting in a Messy World with Mindfulness Educator, Michelle Gale

January 18, 2017

Shann Vander Leek, Producer, Voice Talent and founder of PodcastBath.com interviews mindfulness educator, executive coach, and budding author, Michelle Gale in a behind the scenes conversation about her brand new podcast, Mindful Parenting in a Messy World that launches this month on iTunes, Stitcher, Podbean and at MichelleGale.com

Michelle is a mindfulness educator, executive coach, and budding author. She’s an advisor for the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, the Mindful Schools, and Tilt365. She also serves on the Board of the Holistic Life Foundation. Michelle shares her mastery in schools, organizations, and one-on-one. Life is messy, and she believes it’s within that messiness where we find our greatest potential for growth. The parent/child relationship offers us a window into where we have yet to grow up like none other.

A central question Michelle is always working to address is how parents can live in a way that is meaningfully connected to themselves and their children, even as the demands and complexity of contemporary life and work are accelerated. She believes at least part of the answer to that question lies in becoming more intimate with our own inner world. One of her favorite quotes is by Aristotle who shared; “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”

Michelle is the mother of two boys. One who is already a teenager and one who is just a few years away. Her boys are her greatest life teachers and the inspiration for her work in the world.

Learm more about Michelle and her great work at www.MichelleGale.com.

 

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