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"TAKE 5's simple methods were developed to be implemented as needed throughout the day. Whenever a child or adult feels overwhelmed, the cue is to cross the hands into a T and then spread the fingers of one hand wide, signaling it's time to take five minutes, or even 30 seconds, to regroup and find focus. Adults are also instructed to lead by example, taking five whenever they need space to pause and reflect."
"The research-based program, called “TAKE 5” incorporates yoga with concentration techniques and exercise movements. Creator of the program says she wanted to give alternate ways to help children rather than punish them."
"Imagine a school without a timeout room. A school where kids are not banished to the hallway for misbehavior. A world where kids as young as three recognize when they need to TAKE 5 and get in control of their feelings and frustration without disturbing or hurting anyone else."
Healthy Lincoln presents Sheila of TAKE 5 leading a 25-minute TAKE 5 class to a group of young children. Watch as these children become empowered through the TAKE 5 Program.
Sheila Palmquist from Lincoln Yoga Center teaches TAKE 5 to kids from Calvert Recreation Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.
This video was made possible with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Partnerships to Improve Community Health and Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln.
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