WYNNE KINDER, M. Ed. - Wynne brings energy and compassion to her teaching. Her 17-year teaching career in private and inner-city public schools (formerly with the School District of Lancaster) provides a strong foundation of skills in addressing student needs, building relationships, and teaching attention, social, and emotional regulation skills. Now in her 13th year of conducting Wellness Works in Schools™programs, Wynne is a partner in Kinder Associates LLC, Lead Instructor (pre-school to 12th grade) and manages Wellness Works’ curriculum writing/planning, classroom scheduling, teacher training, professional development, and administrative contracts.
She has practiced mindfulness for more than 15 years and received training in Mindful Yoga, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Boys Town - Teaching Social Skills to Youth; CASEL, Trauma Sensitive Approaches through the Justice Resource Institute (MA), Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Institute (VA), Yoga Ed teacher training, and Social Action Teacher Training - Lineage Project (NYC). Wynne holds a PA Teaching Certificate (K-6) and earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Alma College (MI).
Recent work includes developing mindful brain breaks with GoNoodle.com, online digital tools for teachers and their students. FLOW is a category of 3 to 5-minute activities with self-care and self-regulation in mind and in practice.