All the feels

Despite his sweet pastor’s demeanor, Rogers was tuned into our souls’ darkest feelings. He had an uncommon appreciation for anger, fear, stress, sadness, disappointment and loneliness. He respected the range of emotions and encouraged children to accept all their feelings as natural.  It’s a terrible day in the neighborhood…and that’s OK

Family Yoga at Wild Lotus Yoga!

Very excited to share my family Yoga offerings through Wild Lotus Yoga on Saturday April 17th (via Zoom)! It is an absolute honor to be in partnership with this incredible studio and Yoga community. The workshop is for children and their grownups, and more offerings are in the works. Click here for information about theContinue reading “Family Yoga at Wild Lotus Yoga!”

400 and counting

Reflecting on the last year and feeling so much gratitude for all the families who trust/ have trusted me with their children. It remains astonishing to me that I am able to interact with so many families from all over the world from the comfort of my home. I’ve been “online” since the late 90’sContinue reading “400 and counting”

hello!

I’m grateful to everyone who reads this blog and visits this site, so just wanted to say thanks and (re)introduce myself. I have some exciting things in the works for Family Yoga and Reggio-inspired education that I’ll be sharing soon, but for now…. Hi! My name is Andrea, I’m an Early Childhood Educator, Yoga TeacherContinue reading “hello!”

If…

This is a book that opens minds and connects people. It is one of my absolute favorite books to share with young children because it opens up so much space for wonder, curiosity and freedom. One of the reasons why I began working in Early Childhood Education was to be able to spend time aroundContinue reading “If…”

Reggio-inspired Education in the Virtual Space

Before I launch into my thoughts on this topic, I want to state that I know everyone is trying their best- especially in recent months. Parents of young children in particular are deserving of much grace and support as they work to navigate these trying times. I in no way mean to belittle or diminishContinue reading “Reggio-inspired Education in the Virtual Space”

Outschool + Reggio-inspired Education

Like thousands of educators and families, I became aware of Outschool during the global shift to distance learning. Prior to March 2020 I was not familiar with online education options and only through engaging in distance learning with my class of once in-person students did I come to understand the possibilities for connection & explorationContinue reading “Outschool + Reggio-inspired Education”