Program Name: Peaceful Warriors: Mindfulness and Movement for Youth and Families
Award Amount: $10000
Program Description: The purpose of this initiative is to educate and empower young people and their families towards developing healthier lifestyle choices that enhance their mental, spiritual, physical and emotional growth by providing a safe space in which children and their families can use yoga, healthy eating, mindfulness, meditation and movement to make positive sustaining life choices. The program will also include attending professional development workshops.
The program will Offer mindfulness, meditations and movement for 40 children ranging in ages from PreK-8th grades over 20 weeks, and their families; offer monthly healthy eating workshops and monthly mindfulness healthy living and positive choices workshops.