Inquiry . Mindfulness . Compassion . Peaceful Community
The Rushing to Yoga Foundation (RTY) is a 501 (c)(3) organization. Founded in 2013, RTY seeks to strengthen peace and compassion within higher education by providing a number of curricula, customized retreats, and workshops for higher education faculty, administrators, and students as well as keynotes and seminars for the general public.
We provide customized professional development, curriculum, and reflective opportunities for higher education faculty, staff, administrators, and students using clinically researched mindfulness and compassion cultivation methodology as well as guided inquiry and reflection. Learn more
We serve all students, faculty, staff, and administrators involved in postsecondary education.
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This book illustrates the research that can support youth, young adults, and their instructors, parents, guardians, and mentors to transform learning environments that subsequently contribute to employer desired learning and development outcomes. Through embedding brief micro-lessons, engaging exercises, and reflective practice daily in- and out-of-classroom settings, students and their instructors and other adults can begin to experience a sense of flourishing. This free book is made possible by donations to The Rushing to Yoga Foundation. Learn more .
There is increasing understanding worldwide that schools and youth learning environments must address students’ social and emotional needs in
order for them to learn and attain their highest potential (CASEL, 2018a). Determining what students’ specific needs are remains a challenge
for educators and educational systems. In this article, we describe practical ways to integrate an experiential training program – Mindful Compassion – into any existing mandatory curriculum or teacher education program, with
the aim to instill specific social and emotional competencies in students worldwide.
August 15, 2019 Just Stop It: I Can’t Take the Pain Anymore! Do you remember this video? [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ow0lr63y4Mw] In this comic spoof, Bob Newhart, a comedian, plays the role of a therapist whose advice was to simply “stop” doing the behavior that each of his clients came to him complaining about. When I first …
June 23, 2019 Addressing the “Lack of” Epidemic on American College Campuses Marilee Bresciani Ludvik PhD There is a growing epidemic on American college campuses. Walk onto any college campus in the United States of America and you will encounter its symptomology almost immediately. Within moments of greeting any human being and asking how they …
May 23, 2019 Dear Colleagues, How are you? I trust this email finds you as well as can be. We just wanted to let you know how much we appreciate your interest in the Positively Transforming Minds Curriculum. We are honored to be joined by those of you who seek to integrate mindful …