Dani Harris, OCT, B.Ed

Dani Harris, OCT, B.Ed
Indigenous Studies and English Teacher, Rebel Breath and Breathing Room

Dani Harris is an Indigenous Studies and English teacher who has taught at-risk youth for nearly 20 years, bringing breath-based resilience practices to hundreds of educators and students in Toronto, the United States, and the UK. She co-founded Rebel Breath, a breath-based trauma-informed program dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to frontline resilience-building practices.

Breath, Resilience, Radical Self-Care: Trauma-Informed Classrooms
Saturday, May 2, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

This workshop will explore how to empower educators to create mindful classrooms. Founded on Dani Harris and Danielle Rousseau’s experience in education spanning decades, this 60-minute workshop will guide participants through practical and sustainable ways to create trauma-informed breath-based resilience in classrooms.The workshop will provide practical tools for creating trauma-informed and universally inclusive spaces through breath, self-inquiry and radical self-care. Empirical and experiential best practices in the field of mindfulness and education will build everyone’s capacity for self-care and resilience.

Participants will come away with:

  • An understanding of youth responses to trauma as well as how stress and trauma impact educators
  • Practical ways to access internal resources (breath and movement) in both educators and students
  • Best practices in the field of trauma, resilience, and self-care that are founded on a universally inclusive model