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Yoga & Mindfulness Based Practices to Support Children & Adolescents with ADHD

Children with ADHD have tremendous inner resources that they can learn to harness in support of their own well-being and to increase their capacity for increased attention and reduced impulsivity. This recording contains concrete, easy to implement practices that can help your clients develop their capacity for self-regulation, and connect with their own strength.



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Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RYT, RCYT
1 Hour 32 Minutes
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Jan 12, 2016
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Continuing Professional Development Certificates - PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 1.5 hours CPD.



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Jennifer Cohen Harper, MA, E-RYT, RCYT, is an author and educator who works to support all children and teens in the development of strong inner resources through the tools of yoga and mindfulness. Her goal is to help kids, and those who care for them, thrive in the world regardless of circumstances, and navigate the many challenges they face with a sense of personal power and self-awareness.

As the founder and CEO of Little Flower Yoga, Jennifer brings embodied mindfulness programming and education to schools and community organizations nationwide, serving students, families, educators, and mental health providers. She is an active member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and the board president of the non-profit Yoga Service Council, which works to maximize the effectiveness and sustainability of those committed to sharing practices supporting healing, resilience, self-development, community building and positive social change.

Jennifer is the author and co-author of numerous titles and card decks, including Yoga and Mindfulness Practices for Children Card Deck (PESI, 2016), Little Flower Yoga (New Harbinger, 2013) and children’s books, Thank You Body, Thank You Heart (PESI, 2019) and Thank You Mind (PESI, 2020).

Jennifer’s work has been featured in prominent publications including NY Times, The International Journal of Yoga Therapy, Publishers Weekly, and Yoga Journal and endorsed by thought leaders including Dan Siegel, Sharon Salzberg, Rick Hanson and Congressman Tim Ryan. Jennifer is an engaging presenter committed to collective growth and learning. She offers powerful information in a practical, easy-to-implement format with warmth, humor and joy.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Jennifer Cohen Harper is the founder/director of Little Flower Yoga and The School Yoga Project. She is a compensated author for New Harbinger Publications. Her work on yoga and mindfulness has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times and the International Journal of Yoga Therapy. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Jennifer Cohen Harper is the vice president of the Yoga Service Council. She is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.


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  1. Articulate how the body and nervous system effect ADHD symptomology in children.
  2. Consider clinical implications of utilizing yoga and mindfulness practices to reduce ADHD symptoms in clients.


  • Understanding ADHD through the Body and Nervous System
  • How Can Yoga & Mindfulness Help Children with ADHD?
  • The Five Elements of Yoga and Mindfulness
  • Practices
    • Connect Activity to Orient and Sooth the Protective Brain: Layers of Sound
    • Breathe Activity to Regulate Nervous System: Breath of Joy
    • Move Activity to Calm and Ground: Chair Yoga Sequence
    • Focus Activity to Improve Attention: I Am In Charge
    • Relax Activity to Increase Embodiment and Support Rest: Tense and Let Go

Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Teachers/Educators, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and other Mental Health Professionals



Overall:      4.5

Total Reviews: 14


Renee S - Clermont, Georgia

"Practicing the activities in the presentation was helpful."

Kari L - Spangle, Washington

"Great presentation!"

Meg B - COLUMBIA, Missouri

"Insightful and compelling. I feel empowered with a new perspective and direction; to address the over protective brain and the edgy SNS rather than push for focus. Seems so obvious now. Thank you."

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