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Vanessa Berti M.

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Review for Smiling Calm Hearts Open Our Learning, Inc. (SCHOOL), Pasadena, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I became involved with SCHOOL years ago after completing my kid’s yoga teacher training with Kelly Wood. This program has had a deep and lasting impact on me. Seeing the connection students cultivate to their own bodies, brain and heart makes me smile every day. To see the kids gain perspective from being able to pause and breathe- and the compassion for self and others that grows from that is a pleasure to experience.

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Review for Smiling Calm Hearts Open Our Learning, Inc. (SCHOOL), Pasadena, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

My experience as Kelly's student and becoming a kids yoga teacher has been life changing. I observed SCHOOL in the classrooms and was so Inspired by the impact it had on children and teachers. Elementary students were practicing mindfulness before mindfulness became "popular". The transformation I saw was kids learning to respect their bodies and honor their heart and mind all while cultivating acceptance and compassion! I would have never learned how to teach these skills to children in a playful, developmentally appropriate way if not for Kelly and this program. I'm honored to be a part of it.

Role:  Volunteer