Crystal McCreary is a Lead Yoga, Mindfulness and Health Educator & Teacher Trainer with 13+ years of experience in instructing yoga and mindfulness to people of all ages. She has a passion for implementing comprehensive wellness programs within schools and organizations to foster compassionate and equitable communities and sustainable work environments. Crystal’s expertise is derived from a lifetime of harnessing powerful embodied, contemplative tools necessary to navigate the challenges of living in an inequitable world. She facilitates trainings for many organizations that aim to support the social and emotional wellbeing of youth and adults including New York Department of Education, CUNY-Hunter Public Health Department, Mindful Schools, and Bent on Learning. She currently works full-time in the Health Department at K-12 independent school in New York City. Crystal graduated from Stanford University with a BA in African and African American studies, completed The American Conservatory Theater’s Master of Fine Arts program in Acting, and she is registered with Yoga Alliance as a 500-ERYT and RCYT. When the stars align, she occasionally appears as an actor on film or television. Crystal is the author of the Little Yogi Deck: Simple Practices to Help Kids Move Through Big Emotions On & Off the Mat in collaboration with Bala Kids (Shambhala Publications, of the Penguin Random House publishing group). Learn more about Crystal at http://www.crystalmccreary.com.
Crystal McCreary – Yoga & Mindfulness to Bolster Emotional Intelligence and Foster Well-Resourced Kids
18:00 EDT Sun Apr 18 The collective sense of grief brought on by the past year, as destabilizing as it is, presents yoga, mindfulness, SEL educators, and allied professionals with a powerful role to play in shifting from a generally committed stance on holistic wellness to one that prioritizes self-care as the gateway to social justice […]