Kids Focus "Breathe - Move - Learn" is a Whole Child experience for body, mind and spirit. "Breathe - Move - Learn" has a direct positive impact on a child's brain, body and emotions.
BREATHE - RESPIRA
Mindful Breathing and Sensory Exercises - Quiets super-active emotions, soothes the nervous system, and switches on the thinking brain.
MOVE - MUEVETE
Brain- Friendly Movements - Safe and fun for the classroom. These special movements balance both brain hemispheres and integrate the input from the brain, body, and mind. They also have a powerful effect on the emotions and self-regulation.
LEARN - APRENDE - Kids Focus SEL
Social Emotional Learning Lessons - Fill a child's spirit with joy and well-being. These lessons foster a positive self-image and attitude toward others, improved classroom behavior and social skills, and a growth mindset.
Kids Focus "Breathe - Move - Learn"
- Supports healthy students and sharper brains
- Exceeds CDC/PECAT guidelines for childhood physical activity
- Improves Focus and Attention
- Easier Learning
- Better Memory
- Improves Comprehension
- Better Problem Solving
- Improves Self-Regulation Skills
- Supports Emotional Self-Control
- Fosters Emotional Well-Being and Mindfulness
- Improves Motor Skills and Coordination
- Builds the 3 C's: Confidence, Compassion, Caring
- Fosters Imagination and Creativity
- Ignites Motivation
- Increases Academic Success
- Improves Classroom Performance
- Improves Math and Reading Scores
- Fosters Enjoyment of Learning
- Boosts Self-Esteem
Marcia Lee Unnever, B.A. Ed., founder of Kids Focus and Solutions Without Drugs, is a New Mexico-certified Educational Trainer, SEL Specialist, ADD/ADHD Consultant, writer, educational advocate, and public speaker. Marcia is registered on the NM Trainer Registry with competency in Child Growth, Development, and Learning.
With over fifty years experience in teaching, movement, and research on children's brain,, behavior and emotional development, Marcia created Kids Focus to help children focus, feel balanced, and learn to self-regulate using mindful breathing, brain-friendly movements, and social emotional learning in the classroom.
Marcia is a featured presenter at TEDx, NMAEYC, Head2Toe, Parents Reaching Out, EPICS, ISEPP, NMPED and the Nurtured Heart Approach.
REAL RESULTS: Anecdoctal Studies by New Mexico Teachers
Following Directions +73-90%
Positive Attitude +77-86%
Effect on Learning +65-81%
Effect on Test Scores +70-100%
"My students give 2000% when we do Kids Focus movements throughout the school day." First Grade Teacher
" Awesome. The brain needs exercise! And Kids Focus works fast!" Elementary School Counselor
"We use the movements every day. The teachers and students love them!"
Elementary School Principal
"Kids Focus really helps my students focus and get ready to learn. Classroom behavior has improved 100%!"
Charter School Kindergarten Teacher
“The children enjoy Kids Focus so much they would say ‘let’s do the exercises.’ "
Child Development Center Teacher