Passion, sustainability and the well being of humanity fuel the efforts of YoMIND. YoMIND, a community project, was founded by Libby Edson, whose life work has been to empower, educate and encourage others to live a healthy, fulfilling and meaningful life. YoMIND's ambition is to bring neuroscience education, yoga, mindfulness, music and effective interpersonal communication skills to students, athletes, schools, businesses and communities by creating video and audio resources and providing on site YoMIND educators whenever possible.
Cutting edge neuroscience research is the foundation of the YoMIND curriculum. The curriculum's intent is to provide tools and practices for optimizing brain function and regulating emotions using yoga, mindfulness, movement, music, nutrition education and kindness practices.
Optimizing brain function, learning to regulate emotion and communicating effectively as individuals and communities is essential in our quest to find solutions for the 21st Century in our schools, in our communities and in our environment.
Spreading beyond yoga as an exclusively physical practice, YoMIND introduces students to breathing techniques, mindfulness exercises, and cutting edge research in neuroscience and positive psychology that supports the practices' effectiveness both on and off the yoga mat.
To date, over 2000 students have been impacted by the efforts YoMIND and the numbers are increasing. Our resource expanding with the recent addition of amazing new videos produced by WolfHeart Creative and featuring JusTme, an hip hop artist, mindfulness teacher and inspiring person. The intention with YoMIND is to assist communities in developing a culture of kindness, providing training and resources to assist individuals learn to live intentionally, act thoughtfully and respond with kindness and compassion.