The Joy of Mindfulness for All Ages

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  • On-Demand Webinar
  • Recorded on Monday, February 8, 2021
  • 1 hour training
  • FREE for YIPA members
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Learners' Own Words

"Excellent presentation with lots of useful tips and techniques that I can use with the youth I tutor."

"Loved the practice element during the training."

"Presenter appeared very knowledgeable and confident, easy to listen to and take in information."

Your Training Description

Young people and adults all struggle with stress and distraction that can dampen their joy for life. No matter your age, there are easy and creative mindfulness practices you can use to reduce stress, improve focus, and increase self-regulation. This training will help you apply mindfulness techniques into your daily routine. You’ll also learn how you can introduce mindfulness practices to young people of all ages.

Your Learning Objectives

  • Explore the benefits of using mindfulness for creativity, self-regulation, stress reduction, and focus
  • Identify mindfulness techniques that easily fit into your daily routine
  • Learn how and when to use grounding techniques
  • Discover resources and tips for introducing mindfulness to young people

Your Trainer

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Sarah Lewandowski has a passion for community building, storytelling, and bright colors. She currently serves as the Curriculum & Training Manager for Genesys Works as well as offering learning and development consulting to local nonprofits. Previously, Sarah has worked with college women across the country on personal and professional development while focusing on a holistic approach to personal growth. She received her bachelor’s degree from Adelphi University where she studied psychology and studio art and developed her interest in elevating the stories of those around her. She went on to pursue her M.Ed. with a focus on community engagement and culturally-sustaining pedagogy. In her free time, Sarah is a yoga teacher and artist focusing on the relationship between mental health and creativity.

Your Competency Focus Area


Each of YIPA’s trainings are designed around a broad framework of eight youth work competencies. The competency focus of this training is: YOUTH DEVELOPMENT.

Strengthen your commitment to implement positive youth development strategies, understand development channels, and support youth through developmental changes.

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This training will count as 1 CE hour for most boards. Please contact your board directly with questions on submitting. You are encouraged to print or save this training information as a PDF for your records.