Breathing Room Wellness

Speaking Engagements

Get Out of Your Mind and Get into Your Heart
Healthy Living Magazine Conference & Expo (2019)
Plymouth, Massachusetts

This session explores how our patterns of thought are powerfully connected to the quality of our day.  Participants will be provided with tools to implement immediately for creating shifts in their daily lives.

 

Self-Regulation, Sensory Processing and ADHD:  Yoga, Mindfulness and Music Techniques (2015)

White Plains, NY
Long Island, NY,
New York, NY
St. Cloud, MN
Minneapolis, MN
Bloomington, MN

The 6-hour interactive workshop focuses on the young child and how to integrate yoga into a classroom setting or at home. A discussion of brain development and growth of the young child will assist participants in learning creative techniques that can be easily implemented.

 

Complementary Behavioral Interventions for Early Childhood Autism, ADHD, and Developmental Delays (2014)

Chattanooga, TN
Hunstville, AL
Nashville, TN
Cape Cod, MA
Warwick, RI
Waltham, MA

In this full-day interactive workshop, participants will learn how to incorporate yoga self-regulation techniques in the classroom and at home and discover innovative ways to help children regulate emotions.  Participants will learn strategies that effectively address developmental delays in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, sensory processing disorders and other significant delays of young learners

What attendees said about this workshop:

  • Excellent job! Best conference I have attended in years! –  Erin, SLP
  • She was very well organized and excited about the material. I think it is helpful for a lot of teachers.  –  Krista, Adjustment Counselor
  • She was upbeat and knew her stuff. Made herself understood.  –  Bambi, Developmental Specialist
  • Presentation was excellent. The manual was great for following lecture and adding notes. This program has given me the desire and confidence to incorporate yoga into my preschool program.  –  Cheryl, Assistant Professor
  • (The most beneficial part of the program was) how critical movement and breathing is to brain growth, acquisition of skills, and development, hands-on concrete suggestions. – Anonymous

 

Building an Inclusive Community Conference (2013)
Boston Association for the Education of Young Children (BAEYC)
Boston, MA

Attendees will learn techniques for integrating yoga into the classroom setting for young children.  Dr. Rich will share how to schedule time for yoga and how to effortlessly make it a part of the routine to help calm young children and prepare them for learning. 

 

Yoga Benefits for Brain Development & Well Being of Children
Green Schools 2012-2013 Education Speaker Series
Wheaton College, Norton, MA
Stonehill College, Easton, MA

Attendees of this workshop will learn about the positive effect that yoga has on brain development of young children.  Dr. Rich will share the results of her research and recent developments in the field.  Participants will discover ideas for integrating yoga into the classroom or home setting.

 

Yoga Benefits Brain Development & Well Being of Children
Discover You Expo, 4th Annual Holistic & Wellness Expo (March, 2012)
Twin River Event Center, Lincoln, RI

Attendees of this workshop will learn about the positive effect that yoga has on brain development of young children.  Dr. Rich will share the results of her research and recent developments in the field.  Participants will discover ideas for integrating yoga into the classroom or home setting.