Category Archives: Relaxation

iPad App: “Relax Melodies”- Listen to Nature

Spring is in full bloom here and in light of recent events, I designed a listening to nature activity for the students.  We listened to “Garden Pond” on the “Relax Melodies Premium HD” app on the iPad ($2.99).  This was … Continue reading

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Martial Arts at Camp Acorn: A Kickin’ Good Time!

As we wrap up martial arts at Camp Acorn, here are some of our favorite activities: – punches and kicks on the body bag and hand target bags – knocking Hilary, who is holding a body bag, past the line … Continue reading

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The Ninja Nap

“Can we take a Ninja Nap?” – Robots, Crocodiles, Wolves, Kangaroos, and Pelicans Meditation is important to refocus oneself and calm the mind while giving the body a break.  At a young age, meditation of sitting still, breathing, and being … Continue reading

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“Listening to Music”: Chakra Chants

“Breath and listen to the music.  If you fall asleep, it is okay.” So many of our students work hard and play hard in school and then they are off to therapies and after-school activities.  Teachers demand so much of … Continue reading

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Punches to Spirit Day!

                                    “2-4-6-8, Who do we appreciate?” “Go Parish School!”  Today was Spirit Day at The Parish School, as the kick off to the … Continue reading

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