SKY Schools

SKY Schools SKY Schools (formerly YES! for Schools) is dedicated to providing youth with a healthy body, healthy mind and healthy lifestyle. SKY Schools is a non-profit program of the International Association for Human Values, a registered 501c3 incorporated in countries around the world with special partner status with the United Nations.

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SKY Schools sharing how to create a Culture of Peace for all students at the National School Board Association CUBE conf...
09/17/2021

SKY Schools sharing how to create a Culture of Peace for all students at the National School Board Association CUBE conference. Thank you Johane Ligondé-Nemorin for your amazing leadership as a principal and advocate for all youth. Thank you Aetna for the partnership and commitment to our communities and health equity for all!

SKY Schools sharing how to create a Culture of Peace for all students at the National School Board Association CUBE conference. Thank you Johane Ligondé-Nemorin for your amazing leadership as a principal and advocate for all youth. Thank you Aetna for the partnership and commitment to our communities and health equity for all!

Elan Gepner and Johane Ligonde, Principal at Dodd MS, presenting at CUBE, the National School Board Conference.  SKY Sch...
09/17/2021

Elan Gepner and Johane Ligonde, Principal at Dodd MS, presenting at CUBE, the National School Board Conference. SKY Schools uplifting communities by teaching SKY to School Boards, Administrators, Educators, Parents and Youth (K-12). Empowering the whole child with practical social emotional and SKY breathwork toolset. Raising awareness that building a support system which prioritizes youth wellness and resilience amidst the trauma of the pandemic and climate change is of the highest service. SKY Schools - A Culture of Peace in Schools begins with a Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, and Healthy Lifestyle for everyone!

Elan Gepner and Johane Ligonde, Principal at Dodd MS, presenting at CUBE, the National School Board Conference. SKY Schools uplifting communities by teaching SKY to School Boards, Administrators, Educators, Parents and Youth (K-12). Empowering the whole child with practical social emotional and SKY breathwork toolset. Raising awareness that building a support system which prioritizes youth wellness and resilience amidst the trauma of the pandemic and climate change is of the highest service. SKY Schools - A Culture of Peace in Schools begins with a Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, and Healthy Lifestyle for everyone!

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09/16/2021

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Apply now! United Way is committed to deepening our impact as funders, partners, and conveners, specifically related to racial equity and social justice. Our initial investment will be in Black- and Brown-led organizations through the Racial Equity Fund.
https://www.unitedwaygmwc.org/Funding-Opportunities/Racial-Equity-Fund.htm #RacialEquity #BlackAndBrownBusinesses #GrantApplication

SKY Schools presenting at the National School Board Association CUBE Conference!  Our very own Elan Gepner, National Dir...
09/16/2021

SKY Schools presenting at the National School Board Association CUBE Conference! Our very own Elan Gepner, National Director of SKY Schools USA, Johane Ligondé, Principal of Dodd Middle School, NY, researcher and a member of the House Education Committee will present to Board leaders across USA.
https://nsba.org/Events/CUBE-2021-Annual-Conference.

09/09/2021

Dr. Roberta Perlman, Vice-President of the School Board, completed SKY Schools Teacher's Certification and shares her experience. Don't miss it! Thursday, Sept 9th 5pm PT/8pm ET.
Join Free Introductory Talk on the SKY Certification Process.: Register: tiny.cc/teachsky.

09/09/2021
SKY Schools Teacher Certification Grads

You are invited to learn how to become a SKY Schools Teacher. Join our last Intro Talk September 9th at 5pm PT/8pm ET! Register: tiny.cc/teachsky. Listen to our SKY Schools Graduates share their experience!

Uplifting schools from Silicon Valley to New York!  Join our Intro Talk on Becoming a SKY Schools Teacher tiny.cc/teachs...
08/31/2021

Uplifting schools from Silicon Valley to New York! Join our Intro Talk on Becoming a SKY Schools Teacher tiny.cc/teachsky

Uplifting schools from Silicon Valley to New York! Join our Intro Talk on Becoming a SKY Schools Teacher tiny.cc/teachsky

Intro Talk "Become a SKY Schools Teacher"  Thursdays 5pm PT/8pm ET.  Register:  tiny.cc/teachsky
08/28/2021

Intro Talk "Become a SKY Schools Teacher" Thursdays 5pm PT/8pm ET. Register: tiny.cc/teachsky

Intro Talk "Become a SKY Schools Teacher" Thursdays 5pm PT/8pm ET. Register: tiny.cc/teachsky

Sky Schools 's Maddie Hana Fontaine has spent the past week facilitating breath work and yoga at a camp outside Philly f...
08/27/2021
Summer campers learn mindfulness, music techniques from Philadelphia Orchestra pros

Sky Schools 's Maddie Hana Fontaine has spent the past week facilitating breath work and yoga at a camp outside Philly for talented highschool musicians on scholarship to practice more then just their physical instruments, but also live in community together for 8 days while spending time in nature with horses, learning to dance, and breathe. Check out the recent article below!
https://whyy.org/articles/summer-campers-learn-mindfulness-music-techniques-from-philadelphia-orchestra-pros/?fbclid=IwAR1hNqt9K5ZiXjjWOWsElpbkI2TXgpOll9Mtjkt9v1Yc0rrELrkshpq3ZZs

Underserved Philly music students attend camp to best prepare them for life as a musician, with help from members of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

08/23/2021
Danielle Rasshan, PUSD HS Teacher

Danielle is a High School Teacher who just graduated from SKY Schools Teachers Training. Hear her plans for implementing the program in her school and the personal transformation she experienced! Beautiful! Join Intro Talk: tiny.cc/teachsky Deirdre Jackson

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08/21/2021

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Learn to bring tools to reduce stress to thousands of educators, parents and youth K-12!  Taught 100,000 in USA, 300,000...
08/06/2021

Learn to bring tools to reduce stress to thousands of educators, parents and youth K-12! Taught 100,000 in USA, 300,000 globally. Join Intro talk to learn how.

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08/05/2021

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07/22/2021

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Free live session for the Black Community every Wednesday 5pm PT/ 8pm ET.  Signup:  bit.ly/2Vj1iwl
07/12/2021

Free live session for the Black Community every Wednesday 5pm PT/ 8pm ET. Signup: bit.ly/2Vj1iwl

Free live session for the Black Community every Wednesday 5pm PT/ 8pm ET. Signup: bit.ly/2Vj1iwl

Free live session for Educators every Monday 5pm PT/ 8pm ET.  Signup:  bit.ly/3wv556J
07/12/2021

Free live session for Educators every Monday 5pm PT/ 8pm ET. Signup: bit.ly/3wv556J

Free live session for Educators every Monday 5pm PT/ 8pm ET. Signup: bit.ly/3wv556J

07/09/2021
Meaningful Connections for Youth Mental Health - Johann Berlin, CEO, TLEX Institute "Skills of the Future"

Hear from acclaimed executive coach and social entrepreneur Johann Berlin about the the things that really matter, and the qualities and skills that really move the needle for leaders, as well as the opportunity if we can gain these skills early on in life. From SKY Schools Meaningful Connections for Youth Mental Health - June 17, 2021. Featuring Johann Berlin, CEO of TLEX, Louis Gagnon, CEO Total Brain, Arlene Blaize-Easter, Freeport Schools & SKY Schools, and SKY Schools USA Directors. For more on SKY Schools, visit -www.skyschools.org. To make a contribution, visit - http://tiny.cc/skydonation

06/30/2021
Meaningful Connections for Youth Mental Health - Louis Gagnon, CEO Total Brain "What makes our reality?"

Hear from Louis Gagnon, visionary product and marketing mind for Monster.com & Audible about the insight that changed his life, and the tool that allowed him to overcome substantial personal challenges and lead him to lead Total Brain, with a vision to transform mental fitness globally. From SKY Schools Meaningful Connections for Youth Mental Health - June 17, 2021. Featuring Johann Berlin, CEO of TLEX, Louis Gagnon, CEO Total Brain, Arlene Blaize-Easter, Freeport Schools & SKY Schools, and SKY Schools USA Directors. For more on SKY Schools, visit -www.skyschools.org. To make a contribution, visit - http://tiny.cc/skydonation

05/23/2021

Join today, Sun, 3/23 @3pm EST for a Benefit Concert supporting India COVID relief.
bit.ly/IAHVbenefit
The need is huge, but the love is greater!!
Featuring @iamwill @mcyogi @krishnadasmusic @devapremalmiten and many more!!! Hosted by @missfagun and @johannbberlin
Your presence and your contributions make a difference as the crisis continues!!

Join us for a free, open discussion with nationally renowned mental health professionals, advocates and industry leaders...
05/17/2021

Join us for a free, open discussion with nationally renowned mental health professionals, advocates and industry leaders.

Tuesday, 5/18 @ 7:30pm EST. Register at https://fitdcforum.com/

Get insight into effective tools to support mental health, wellness resources, and learn from the personal stories of our esteemed panelists. Featuring: International meditation instructor Rajshree Patel, Ex-NBA player Michael Sweetney, Director, DC Dept. of Behavioral Health, Dr Barbara Bazron. Moderated by Co-Chair of Children's National Wellness Committee, Dr Hemant Sharma.

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Join us for a free, open discussion with nationally renowned mental health professionals, advocates and industry leaders.

Tuesday, 5/18 @ 7:30pm EST. Register at https://fitdcforum.com/

Get insight into effective tools to support mental health, wellness resources, and learn from the personal stories of our esteemed panelists. Featuring: International meditation instructor Rajshree Patel, Ex-NBA player Michael Sweetney, Director, DC Dept. of Behavioral Health, Dr Barbara Bazron. Moderated by Co-Chair of Children's National Wellness Committee, Dr Hemant Sharma.

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Join us for a free, open discussion with nationally renowned mental health professionals, advocates and industry leaders...
05/17/2021

Join us for a free, open discussion with nationally renowned mental health professionals, advocates and industry leaders.

Tuesday, 5/20 @ 7:30pm EST. Register at https://fitdcforum.com/

Get insight into effective tools to support mental health, wellness resources, and learn from the personal stories of our esteemed panelists. Featuring: International meditation instructor Rajshree Patel, Ex-NBA player Michael Sweetney, Director, DC Dept. of Behavioral Health, Dr Barbara Bazron. Moderated by Co-Chair of Children's National Wellness Committee, Dr Hemant Sharma.

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Part of #fitdc
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Join us for a free, open discussion with nationally renowned mental health professionals, advocates and industry leaders.

Tuesday, 5/18 @ 7:30pm EST. Register at https://fitdcforum.com/

Get insight into effective tools to support mental health, wellness resources, and learn from the personal stories of our esteemed panelists. Featuring: International meditation instructor Rajshree Patel, Ex-NBA player Michael Sweetney, Director, DC Dept. of Behavioral Health, Dr Barbara Bazron. Moderated by Co-Chair of Children's National Wellness Committee, Dr Hemant Sharma.

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05/04/2021
05/04/2021

3rd Graders managing negative emotions and stress in a healthy way! We are so proud of them! Ben Painter Elementary School, Alum Rock School District, San Jose, CA. Priya Mayureshwar @Anjali Vishwanath Shashirekha Alur Shamila Sihota @Supriya Gullapalli Vanitha Samala Kanchana Samala Elan Gepner Susan Ramsundarsingh MJ Reiss Adrienne Garnett Ambrose WB Narciso Cruz

Join Friend of SKY Louis Gagnon, who will be one of the presenters at this wonderful event. Donations are in Canadian do...
04/05/2021

Join Friend of SKY Louis Gagnon, who will be one of the presenters at this wonderful event. Donations are in Canadian dollars.

Wanderue is a one-day virtual wellness festival uniquely designed to meet you wherever you are
on your journey. Our vision is to spark curiosity, spread joy and deepen connection to ourselves and
the world we live in. #YourPathToDiscovery

Join us on April 10 2021. Minimum donation: $10 - all net proceeds will go to support Blake Boultbee
Youth Outreach Services, a Toronto-based non-profit providing mental health services to high-risk
youth and their families. www.wanderue.com to join!

Join Friend of SKY Louis Gagnon, who will be one of the presenters at this wonderful event. Donations are in Canadian dollars.

Wanderue is a one-day virtual wellness festival uniquely designed to meet you wherever you are
on your journey. Our vision is to spark curiosity, spread joy and deepen connection to ourselves and
the world we live in. #YourPathToDiscovery

Join us on April 10 2021. Minimum donation: $10 - all net proceeds will go to support Blake Boultbee
Youth Outreach Services, a Toronto-based non-profit providing mental health services to high-risk
youth and their families. www.wanderue.com to join!

THANK YOUS - 3rd Grade, Ben Painter Elementary School, ARUSD!  "Stretching exercises are amazing.  My mind is not anxiou...
03/29/2021

THANK YOUS - 3rd Grade, Ben Painter Elementary School, ARUSD! "Stretching exercises are amazing. My mind is not anxious." "Thank you SKY Schools for teaching us how to control our emotions and stress. I'm very grateful for you. We had so much fun together. xoxo " "When I'm mad at my brother or homework I do straw breath and bee breath". Students (50% hispanic/30% asian/17% filipino). 35% English Learners and 80% from low income families. Priya Mayureshwar

03/25/2021
#FITDC Forum on Women's Health

Join us for a panel on Women's Health in Celebration of Women's History Month. Our panelist include Johane Ligonde Principal, SKY Teacher, and Founder of Joyous Leader, Jennifer Porter Director of the Mayor's Office on Women's Policy and Initiatives, and Dr. Arpana Mathur Medical Director, CVS Health

Thank you to the Administration and Teachers at Alum Rock School District for the opportunity to provide healthy coping ...
03/25/2021

Thank you to the Administration and Teachers at Alum Rock School District for the opportunity to provide healthy coping strategies to 1500 students in these challenging times. Priya Mayureshwar Rekha Alur Shamila Sihota Elan Gepner-Dales Bill Herman Susan Ramsundarsingh Irene Yamane

Thank you to the Administration and Teachers at Alum Rock School District for the opportunity to provide healthy coping strategies to 1500 students in these challenging times. Priya Mayureshwar Rekha Alur Shamila Sihota Elan Gepner-Dales Bill Herman Susan Ramsundarsingh Irene Yamane

Black Mental Health Matters!Today,  2/25 @ 730pm EST, join a collection of leaders and experts in health and wellness to...
02/25/2021

Black Mental Health Matters!

Today, 2/25 @ 730pm EST, join a collection of leaders and experts in health and wellness to discuss some of the biggest health threats, and opportunities, for the Black community.

Heart Health, Diabetes, Sickle Cell Disease & Mental Health!

Free and open to the public! Register @ http://fitdcforum.com

In partnership with Aetna

Join us and get crucial, expert health advice for free.

#Fitdcforum
#bodymindcommunity
#FITDC3
#Championsof3

Black Mental Health Matters!

Today, 2/25 @ 730pm EST, join a collection of leaders and experts in health and wellness to discuss some of the biggest health threats, and opportunities, for the Black community.

Heart Health, Diabetes, Sickle Cell Disease & Mental Health!

Free and open to the public! Register @ http://fitdcforum.com
In partnership with Aetna

Join us and get crucial, expert health advice for free.

#Fitdcforum
#bodymindcommunity
#FITDC3
#Championsof3

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02/24/2021

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Black Mental Health Matters!This Thursday 2/25 at 730pm EST, join a collection of leaders and experts in health and well...
02/23/2021

Black Mental Health Matters!

This Thursday 2/25 at 730pm EST, join a collection of leaders and experts in health and wellness to discuss some of the biggest threats to the Black community.

Heart Health
Diabetes
Sickle Cell Disease
& Mental Health!

Free and open to the public! Register @ http://fitdcforum.com

In partnership with Aetna

Join us and get crucial, expert health advice for free.

#Fitdcforum
#bodymindcommunity
#FITDC3
#Championsof3

Black Mental Health Matters!

This Thursday 2/25 at 730pm EST, join a collection of leaders and experts in health and wellness to discuss some of the biggest threats to the Black community.

Heart Health
Diabetes
Sickle Cell Disease
& Mental Health!

Free and open to the public! Register @ http://fitdcforum.com

In partnership with Aetna

Join us and get crucial, expert health advice for free.

#Fitdcforum
#bodymindcommunity
#FITDC3
#Championsof3

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Become a SKY Schools Teacher Free Introductory Talk: tiny.cc/teachsky
Breathwork and Meditation for Educator Wellness empowers educators on the front lines with stress-busting, restorative, and transformative breathing techniques.
Restorative and healing spaces for Blacks / African Americans, to gain practical self-care tools, such as breathing and meditation, to release stress and trauma.
2020 Year-At-A-Glance! SKY Schools Team took responsibility in 2020 by providing coping strategies to uplift society during the COVID 19 pandemic on FB Live & Youtube (300 episodes), Breathe with Me course for the Black community and Allies, and SKY Educator, Parent and Youth Courses to Schools and Community. We are so proud of the SKY Schools team and look forward to amazing accomplishments ahead!
Listen to Bawa on "Self-Care for You! Mind-Body Secrets to a Happy Life". Don't miss his SECRET TO A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP! Co-author of two books selling more than 80,000 copies, Ready, Study, Go! - Smart Ways to Learn and Happiness Express. Art of Living Teacher. Click picture to view youtube video. Thank you!
Time for an afternoon break! Join SKY Schools live now for a guided meditation and breathing technique!
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Invitation for ART EXCEL 8-13 years & YES! 14 - 17 years : Students learn: The Six Golden Keys to Success Yoga and breathing processes which help eliminate fear and anxiety Techniques that enhance focus and concentration Simple meditation and relaxation techniques Skills in friendship, leadership and teamwork Dates : DEC 26 - 29 Venue : Art of Living Center, #256, Edinburg Avenue, Coral Gardens, Montego Bay Contact : Swati (876)842-2466 Email : [email protected] More Detail : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwGuvUZUISQ www.artofliving.org
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I am raffling off one FREE VIP ticket (valued at $495) to Unveiling Infinity in Detroit this weekend https://us.programs.artofliving.org/unveiling-infinity-vigyan-bhairav-detroit/. To enter, click the donate button on this page and make a donation of $108 or more before midnight tonight. The winner will be announced at 9:00 a.m. EST tomorrow. Good luck!
Yes! For Schools has been offering solutions to students and educators around the world, dealing with chronic stress through these powerful breathing and meditation techniques! When stress is chronic-it turns into bad stress. Negatively impacting your body’s immune system and inflammatory responses, hormones, memory and focus. But we don’t need to stress about chronic stress! We can immediately remedy these effects with simple tools such as breathing and meditation. “Research hows that when you consciously change your breathing, you can quickly change how you feel as well.”