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Rutland Herald - March 4, 2021

Students find calm in a stressful school year

 Laslocky, who has taken courses in mindfulness over the past year, said she and the class have been learning their practice together. They often talk about what worked, what didn’t and what distractions arose.

“We’re kind of developing a repertoire together of strategies, and understanding ourselves in the practice of mindfulness each day,” she said.

“I think that we think about it as anchoring ourselves, but there’s also something about doing it together that changes our community a little bit in a really beautiful way,” she said. “It’s a collective experience.”

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