During this episode, Kiana Cole shares the importance of self-care for teachers. Kiana Cole is an elementary educator, mindfulness educator for teachers and students, and a self-care and community care enthusiast. Kiana shares about the following topics:
Self-care and community care
Types of self-care - physical, emotional, social, spiritual
Strategies to set up boundaries
Journaling and self-affirmations
Routine and schedule
Find joy one each day
Build community in your class, school, district, partnerships
Kiana is from Pine Bluff, Arkansas where she learned her love for educating and mentoring children. She is a graduate of Howard University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. This contributed to her hunger for facilitating change and promoting joy in every space she enters. She spent three years in the District of Columbia Public Schools teaching third grade before transitioning into being a mindfulness and dance educator.
She currently teaches dance to elementary-aged students and leads a brand called “Kickin It With Ki, where she created “Cut The Noise, Mindfulness”, which she uses to help teachers and students cut the noise out of their lives and live their best, most purposeful lives through mindfulness, self-care, and community care support. Kiana believes in sharing her journey to light the pathway for others.
Connect with Kiana:
YouTube: @Kiana Cole
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