Laughaceuticals

Dates: Available upon request
Age Level: Adults
Workshop Length: 1 hour

The demands of the school environment on teachers, school staff, and students can lead many to regard playfulness and self-care as a luxury. Taking a proactive approach to stress-management and cultivating a playful classroom environment, however, can help teachers and students alike to be more focused, positive, and resilient educators and learners. The Laughacueticals workshop series is specifically designed with teachers’ tight schedules in mind, and teaches bite-sized ways to integrate self-care and play into life and the classroom. 

LAUGHACEUTICALS PART I: STARTING WITH SELF

Mindfulness and play are some of the best tools to help manage stress and prevent burnout. In this interactive workshop, our teaching artists lead the group through activities that explore stress, and discuss concrete, practical ways to incorporate total health into our lives. Part I is 60 minutes in length.

 

LAUGHACEUTICALS PART II: TEAMBUILDING AS A CLASSROOM PRACTICE

Games and play are highly effective tools for developing a healthy, cohesive, and supportive classroom culture. It is also an excellent way for classes to incorporate movement breaks that help with student focus, learning, and behavior. Our teaching artists will lead your group through a number of interactive games designed to build trust and strengthen teamwork in the classroom. Part II is also 60 min in length, and offers activities appropriate for teachers at all elementary levels.

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