Riverhead Middle School students are learning stress reduction and management techniques through a new mindfulness initiative in their health classes.

Riverhead Middle School students are learning stress management skills as part of a new mindfulness program led by health teacher Lindsay Lindenbaum.

“The program brings mindfulness to the classroom and is specifically geared for school-age students,” said Lindenbaum.

As part of the program, students have been practicing deep breathing techniques in health class, along with table-side stretching and guided imagery.

The new initiative is made possible through a free classroom subscription to the Calm app, provided by the Calm Schools Initiative.

Soutce: Riverhead Central School District press release dated Oct. 30, 2019.

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