Hi, My name is Sue and I am former elementary school classroom teacher, youth sports coach and passionate more than ever about a child's mental and physical health. I have observed first hand through the schools and after school activities how stressful their schedules and social situations have become along with the over exposure of electronics. Attention spans are shorter and frustrations and worry are on the rise. Now, add in an ongoing pandemic.
The last 2 years of teaching in a classroom setting, I added yoga and mindfulness to my curriculum and saw such an improvement in the student's overall wellbeing. They craved what we called "Yoga Tuesdays" and started to incorporate some of the tools and positive language in to their daily tasks. It was at that point that I knew I needed to offer this to more children.
I have obtained my yoga kids certification and hold a certification in Mindfulness through Mindful Schools. I am also an active Ambassador for Physiology First (which is a non profit focusing a science based physiology curriculum for whole body mental health fitness). My hope is to use this information and experience to empower children in a variety of ways so they can live happy, purposeful and productive lives.
Sue Murphy qualifications:
Masters in Education from Lesley University
Elementary Assistant Teacher in Belmont Ma (k and 1st, )
Early Childhood Teacher in Holliston Ma (pre-k)
Early Childhood Teacher in Westfield Ma (pre- k and K)
Yoga Kids Certified
Mindfulness Teacher Certified
Ambassador for Physiology First Mental Health Curriculum
Youth sports coach (rec and travel basketball and softball upper elementary and middle school)