Curriculum Core Practice

The Brain Break helps children focus attention and regulate emotions

Practiced three times per day, this focused breathing practice gives children a tool to help them to regulate their stress and emotions through regulating their physiology, and activating the attentional regions of the brain.

Brain Break Benefits

Controlled, focused breathing is an exercise in mindful awareness. When practiced regularly it allows children to:

  • Think more clearly

  • Act in a reflective manner

  • Better regulate their emotions

  • Reduce their stress

  • Make better decisions

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