June 5, 2020

Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness Month as a way to educate and inform millions of people through the media, local events and screenings about the importance of mental health. 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifeti...

May 29, 2020

My personal journey with wellness began in a First Grade classroom. As the lead teacher, I had 20 little people under my wing and together we were lucky enough to explore Yoga and Mindfulness in our classroom. We experimented with different breathing techniques every d...

May 19, 2020

You know when you are STILL thinking about a webinar days or weeks after, it was a good one. That is how I feel about the Athleta “Power of Community” webinar that was held in early May. There were 3 guest speakers, each of whom talked about the power of coming togethe...

May 11, 2020

As a company, Athleta continues to do amazing things around the world. Several months ago they created a jacket that was inspired by a young girl with Type One diabetes. She shared with Athleta her ideas about what a jacket would look like that would make it easy for h...

May 1, 2020

My wellness journey has certainly evolved over time. What started with teaching Yoga in a First Grade classroom quickly grew into classes outside of school, one on one instruction, coaching clients of all ages, and now speaking to schools and corporations about wellnes...

April 21, 2020

Growing Grounded is committed to supporting teams and individuals in creating a foundation for personal and professional growth. Right now as we navigate uncertain times, many of us feel that our foundation- our routines, systems, and procedures that typically help us...

September 27, 2019

Last week I made a post (linked here) with a handful of my favorite meal time tips to encourage families to get healthy together. Work, school, sports, and homework are just a few of the factors (which we all face!) that make dinner a challenge. What to cook, when to e...

September 18, 2019

When my first son was born, 8 years ago, I was the mom who was going to use only cloth diapers, feed him all organic food, and nap only in the crib. I feel like I made a pretty good run at all of these things. But as he started to grow up, he became more opinionated, p...

September 14, 2019

I couldn't help myself....I reached out to Athleta directly.  And I want to share with all of my followers how this brand is doing so much good in the community. Support local, and support those who are actively working to make the world a better place. Thank you, Athl...

September 10, 2019

When I worked at Trinity, teaching First Grade for several years, the term “level up” became common. In the classroom, this was about presenting the kids with a concept or an idea, and then having a next steps on the ready to keep the children learning at their fullest...

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Sarah is the co-director of team Bristow, a passionate educator and mentor, and an advocate for a healthy lifestyle. Just like the rest of us, she seeks to grow every day.

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