TO REGISTER:  Please first submit your registration form using the Registration Form button above.  Afterwards, return to this page to pay for the workshop using the PayPal button above (you can pay without an account).  Once your form and payment have been received, registration will be complete!  You may also register by phone by calling Creative Spirit at 781-797-0389.

Learning to BREATHE

Grades 5-8

Instructor:  Kari Pike

Wednesdays, 10/16 - 11/20, 4-5pm (6 sessions)

Fee:  $125

Do you ever feel overwhelmed before a test, or while 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 become empowered 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. Learn more about her work at

Photos from Learning to Breathe - making meditation glitter globes!

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Marblehead, MA 01945


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