Learning to BREATHE Grades 5-8 Instructor: Kari Pike Wednesdays, 10/16 – 11/20, 4pm-5pm (6 sessions) Fee: $125 Do you ever feel overwhelmed before a test, or when you are working on a difficult homework assignment? Would you like to learn how to find calm when things are difficult and gain an inner edge of mental strength? In this class, we will observe thoughts and emotions, learn techniques to practice mindfulness, and empower you with healthy habits of the mind. About Kari Pike: Kari Pike graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Economics. After working internationally in management consulting, she changed careers in search of a happier, more sustainable lifestyle. She taught Bikram yoga in Cambridge and Allston before moving to the North Shore. She is a parent of two and teaches enrichment classes at Marblehead Community Charter Public School. She has trained in both the Learning to BREATHE and Mindful Schools curricula. Understanding the stressors of being a student, working in demanding environments, and parenting, Kari helps children and adults learn strategies to thrive as human beings while accomplishing their goals.