Course Description

Stress Management Consultant

Amanda Muhammad

Amanda Muhammad is an International Mindfulness Based Stress Management Consultant in Dallas, TX. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Business Psychology, holds a Masters in Organizational Leadership, and a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Leadership. Amanda is a certified Mindfulness trainer, Compassion Fatigue Trainer and yoga instructor. Amanda teaches individuals how to build resilience and reduce stress as well as how to introduce different practices to the people they serve as a foundation for social-emotional learning, restorative practices, and building resilience. She facilitates a variety of workshops, hosts mindfulness trainings and serves as a coach to schools and organizations both across the country and internationally. In addition to in-person training, she runs a web-based education platform, Mako Mindfulness, created to guide you through her framework of evidence-based practices that change the way we process and respond to stressful situations.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Meet Your Teacher

    • Objectives

    • Participation Waiver

    • Check In

  • 2

    Breathe & Stretch

    • Why You should Practice Mindfulness

    • Breathing & Movement

    • Breathing & Movement in the Classroom

  • 3

    Best Practices for Movement in the Classroom

    • Intro

    • Set Up: Remote Vs. In Person

    • The Importance of Language

    • The Importance of Environment

  • 4

    Planning & Implementation

    • Sequence Plan Walkthrough

    • Breathe & Stretch Sequence Plan

  • 5

    Exercises for Calm

    • Intro

    • Sun Breath (Benefits)

    • Sun Breath (Practice)

    • Sun Breath (Pose Breakdown)

    • Shoulder Movements (Benefits)

    • Shoulder Movements (Practice)

    • Shoulder Movements (Breakdown)

    • Neck Movements (Benefits)

    • Neck Movements (Practice)

    • Neck Movements (Breakdown)

  • 6

    Exercises for Relaxing

    • Intro

    • Seated Cat Cow (Benefits)

    • Seated Cat Cow (Practice)

    • Seated Cat Cow (Breakdown)

    • Bear Hug (Benefits)

    • Bear Hug (Practice)

    • Bear Hug (Breakdown)

  • 7

    Exercises for Focus

    • Intro

    • Standing Side Stretch (Benefits)

    • Standing Side Stretch (Practice)

    • Standing Side Stretch (Pose Breakdown)

    • Tree Pose (Benefits)

    • Tree Pose (Practice)

    • Tree Pose (Pose Breakdown)

  • 8

    Exercises for Gaining Energy

    • Breath of Joy (Benefits)

    • Breath of Joy (Practice)

    • Breath of Joy (Pose Breakdown)

    • Backbend (Benefits)

    • Backbend (Practice)

    • Backbend (Pose Breakdown)

    • Intro

  • 9

    Exercises for Releasing Energy

    • Chair Jumps (Benefits)

    • Chair Jumps (Practice)

    • Chair Jumps (Pose Breakdown)

    • Shakeout (Benefits)

    • Shakeout (Practice)

    • Shakeout (Pose Breakdown)

    • Intro

  • 10

    Breathing Exercises

    • Green Flower (Animated Breathing Exercise - PPT Presentation Size)

    • Pinwheel (Animated Breathing Exercise - PPT Presentation Size)

    • 4-7-8 Breath (Animated Breathing Exercise - PPT Presentation Size)

    • 4 square breath (Printable Guided Breathing Mat)

    • Triangle Breath (Printable Guided Breathing Mat)

    • Star breath (Printable Guided Breathing Mat)

    • How Many Breaths Activity (See PDF Below)

    • How Many Breaths Activity Worksheet

  • 11

    Create a Great Day

    • Thank You

    • Breathe Easy and Create a Great Day! (Downloadable Breathing Exercise)