What is the main thing you’ve learned during the mindfulness portion of class? "to be calmer and more focused on the present moment, not the past or the future " "to have self compassion" "I have learned how to meditate and use mindfulness to respect and calm myself and how to recognize my needs" "it is okay to feel any emotion that comes up; it has helped me to better understand myself" "react calmer to difficult things with family members and be calmer around friends" How has mindfulness helped or not helped you at school? "it has helped me clear my mind in between classes" "be more focused during sports" "to be more focused and engaged in class and also able to understand material better because I read more slowly" "it has helped me alot in school; before tests I take deep breaths to relaxbefore I enter a difficult class or try something I don’t feel completely comfortable doing" "I take deep breaths and recognize itit has helped me so much at school" "I take deep breaths before tests and I calm myself down" Name some specific ways in which anything you learned in the yoga portion has been helpful to you physically or mentally? "feel calmer, more flexible and it has helped me to focus on breathingnow I do yoga every night and it relaxes me" "I loved learning all of the poses and how to calm downI loved balancing; it has helped me find new ways to exercise and strengthen my mind and body together" "I liked being able to get active and still be focused" "being able to be more flexible has helped me with sports and being calmer" Did you find any of the yogic breathing practices helpful in situations inside or outside of school? "Yes, before I went to bed my mind was crazy and then after the breathing I felt more at ease" "Yes! I use the breathing practice in stressful situations" "Yes, with not getting angry at my parents & it has helped slow down my busy mind" Could you tell me about your psychological well-being? Have you felt an increase in your well-being from being in this class? "it has helped me fall asleep and relax in general; during the class I feel completely stress free and it has carried over outside of class to some extent" "less stress and better sleep" "my self esteem has increased because I feel more in control &it has made me feel better about myself" "I feel much more peaceful and like the voice in my head is nicer to myself" "I feel less sad and less anxious"