School principal of the year, The healing power of yoga

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People practicing yoga on paddle boards in a lake
Undeterred by darkening morning skies and an approaching storm front, a group of people maintain balance during an Outdoor UW standup paddleboard yoga class led by instructor Sarah Calvert, second from right, on Lake Mendota near the Memorial Union Terrace at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on June 12, 2016. Jeff Miller/UW-Madison

We talk with the Brookfield East High School principal, who was recently named national principal of the year, about the challenges and opportunities facing students and schools. Then we learn how trauma-sensitive yoga can heal psychological wounds.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin high school leader wins national principal of the year honors

    For the first time in decades, the national principal of the year is from Wisconsin. We talk with Brookfield East High School Principal Andy Farley about his leadership philosophy and the challenges of managing public high schools.

  • How yoga can alleviate trauma

    For people who suffer from psychological wounds, trauma-sensitive yoga has the potential to heal. Some studies show that this specific form of yoga can address post-traumatic stress disorder. We talk to a Wisconsin instructor and facilitator of trauma-sensitive yoga.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Andy Farley Guest
  • Denna Haslett Guest

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