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Kelli Love

Mindfulness and Yoga Educator, Consultant, and Speaker

New York NY USA

Home Phone: 678-371-0563 Website: https://about.me/kellilove

About My Work

Profession/Role

  • Outside Provider

Ages

  • PreK
  • K5
  • 6th-8th

Environments

  • Agency / Mental Health
  • Education / Classroom Program

Specialties

Kelli specializes in writing curriculum and teaching mindfulness and yoga to children in K-8 settings and the adults who work with them: classroom teachers, mental health professionals, administrators and parents. She is passionate about school wide mindfulness that engages an entire school culture and it’s impact, since this is a long time role she has played in the S. Bronx in NYC. Kelli partners with researchers to contribute to inquiries around the impact of school wide mindfulness and yoga.

Biography

Kelli Love, M.Ed brings 15 years experience to the field of contemplative education since receiving her degree in Early Childhood Education from Naropa University in 2001, where mindfulness was integrated into the higher education experience. She develops mindfulness curriculum with a focus on self-awareness and emotion regulation and currently teaches at Girls Prep Bronx Elementary, where yoga and mindfulness are embraced as a school wide content area. In 2015 Kelli created a short film, Aliza and the Mind Jar, to demonstrate the impact of yoga and mindfulness curriculum on school communities. She is a former classroom teacher and believes all children have a right to experience the empowering life skills that yoga and mindfulness offer. Kelli is a national speaker at related conferences, is partnering with Columbia University and NYU to contribute to the research in mindfulness education, and consults organizations on implementation and curriculum development related to yoga and mindfulness in K-8 schools.