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Let’s Move More! Virginia! An Instructor’s Guide to Mindful Movement for Kids and Teens



Authors as Published

Samantha M Harden, Associate Professor, Exercise Specialist, Virginia Cooperative Extension;

This publication is available in a PDF file format only.

Extension professionals and volunteers interact with kids in a variety of programming. Youth who engage in mindy-body practices experience a number of health benefits ranging from reduced anxiety and stress to improved mood and academic performance. This document helps Extension professionals and volunteers lead mind-body practices with youth. There are materials that give background to the approach as well as structured exercises.

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Publication Date

November 29, 2023