Kira is a high-energy, engaging speaker who frequently presents at conferences and events on a variety of topics, including mindfulness, music and movement for children, and building community through music. She has presented at TEDx on “Bite-Sized Mindfulness,” and is an annual featured presenter at The National Kids Yoga Conference in Washington DC; upcoming talks in 2020 include The Young Child Conference in New York City, and Ohio’s largest early childhood conference. Delivering her message with humor and creating a true connection with her audience, Kira and her team are super-easy to work with, and make the booking and event-planning process a breeze.
keynote: Children's mindfulness
Essential Learning for 2020 and Beyond
In our increasingly chaotic world, we need to empower our children with coping strategies to calm themselves, let go of stress and anxiety, and develop and maintain self-awareness. Discover how to teach simple mindfulness practices which take very little time, cost nothing to implement, and have incredibly powerful benefits. Learn the three essential elements to bite-sized mindfulness with kids, and understand why it's essential learning for our youth in 2020 and beyond.
keynote: children's music
THE MAGIC OF MUSIC: The power of rhythm & song to fully engage students, ease their anxiety, and help them learn
In this interactive, high-energy, and inspiring keynote, learn how powerfully music and rhythm affect the brain, and the massive difference they can make in helping students focus and be ready to learn. Discover how rhythm helps children focus their energy, and how music and memory work together to help students retain information. Learn an arsenal of simple, fun “hooks,” refrains, and call & response activities to incorporate rhythm and song into your day with children—absolutely NO musical experience necessary!