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Barbara Young

HEALTH TEACHER, YOGA & MINDFULNESS INSTRUCTOR

Ridgefield CT USA

Home Phone: 203-598-2034

About My Work

Profession/Role

  • Classroom Teacher

Ages

  • 6th-8th
  • 9th-12th
  • Other

Environments

  • After School
  • Education / Classroom Program
  • Families & One-on-One

Specialties

Creatively infusing mindfulness & yoga in the classroom setting as well as developing programs for staff.

Biography

Barbara is currently teaching middle school health (year 26) at East Ridge Middle School in Ridgefield, Connecticut. She began infusing yoga and mindfulness skills into the health curriculum after receiving her Yoga Certification in 2003. Barbara is also recognized by the Yoga Alliance as an experienced adult and children’s yoga teacher.

Since 2003, she has completed many yoga and mindfulness trainings/certifications including the Kripalu Yoga in Schools Program, Mindfulness in Schools Project (.b for short), and the year long Mindful Schools teacher training program.

Barbara also has presented at conferences on the topic of mindfulness in the classroom.