Maureen Collins is a Certified YogaKids Teacher and Trainer and Mindful Schools Teacher with over fifteen years of experience sharing her passion for yoga with pre-school children through teens in a variety of creative classes, specialized workshops, and school settings. A Certified Elementary School Educator as well, she taught middle school grades for 18 years and has served in many teaching roles in her community bringing a wide variety of experience to her classes. Maureen has completed additional training with Little Flower Yoga, Global Family Yoga, YogaFit Warrior Kids and is a Registered Yoga Teacher for adults. She believes that through the practice of yoga and mindfulness kids and teens can reduce stress, understand emotions, and bring ease and comfort in their minds and bodies. Encouraging a community of kind kids who care about one another and the world around them is at the heart of her teaching.