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Saturday, February 29 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
A Child's Brain on Stress: Teaching Children How to Create Mindful Moments in a Stressful World

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This presentation will look at the effects of stress on children. We will briefly discuss what happens to the brain and a child's development during stressful moments, as well as identify behaviors that alert adults that children are experiencing stress. We will then learn how to teach children strategies using mindfulness and yoga that will help them find a calm, safe place in a stressful world.

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Christina Pay

Assistant Professor, USU Extension
Christina has been an advocate for children for most of her adult life. She is currently an assistant professor of Family and Consumer Sciences at USU Extension. Christina has also worked as Program Assistant for The Center for Shaken Baby Syndrome, Afterschool Director at Davis School... Read More →
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Bethany Forest

Founder/CEO/Yoga Instructor, Hippie Skin
Bethany is founder and CEO of Hippie Skin a healthy, natural skin care company based in Ogden, Utah. She has been a certified Yoga instructor since 2012. Bethany firmly believes that establishing a foundation upon which children and their caregivers/teachers can manage stress contributes... Read More →

Saturday February 29, 2020 1:15pm - 2:15pm PST
Room 1026