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View Video on How to Help Family Destress

Pine-Richland hosted a parent workshop 6-8 p.m. on January 14, 2020, in the Pine-Richland High School Auditorium. Expert Joni Sturgill discussed the impact of stress on the brain and nervous system and offered evidence-based coping practices and the attention-building practices of mindfulness and deep breathing to an audience of more than 100.

Participants learned how to apply these best practices within their own families. If you missed the workshop, you can view the video below.

Since 2004, Joni Sturgill has been teaching stress resilience, using mindfulness and relaxation practices. She has a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology, Bachelors in Communication, earned the advanced yoga teaching designation of ERYT-500, and also studied at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Through her business, Healthy Body Peaceful Soul, she shares insights on mental, emotional and physical wellness to corporate populations, cancer patients, therapists, educators, students of her training programs, and other various groups and individuals. Joni has implemented her Plugged Into Mindfulness Program at a number of school districts in Pennsylvania with great success. Joni is also an Amazon best-selling author of Heart of All Life, a book of poetry. Joni can be reached via her website: