Connect with Carla Tantillo Philibert

Connect with Carla Tantillo Philibert

From my nearly twenty years of experience in public education, I’ve learned that the most effective teachers are the ones who pay attention to all students’ needs as they walk through the door, whether academic, health- and wellness-related, or social-emotional...

Mario R. Rossero

Senior Vice President of Education
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

...Based on tested strategies, Everyday SEL in Elementary School is the 21st-century GPS for addressing students’ social-emotional needs, building classroom community, and creating engaged citizens.

Mario R. Rossero

Senior Vice President of Education
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Carla Tantillo Philibert

Carla Tantillo Philibert, founder of Mindful Practices, is also an international presenter, consultant, teacher, yogi, devoted mother and wife and dog lover. She conducts professional development trainings nationally. Carla is the author of Cooling Down Your Classroom, Student Wellness in 8-10 Minutes Each Day, as well as 3 new SEL books available in June 2016. Carla’s mantra is “Relaxed teachers teach better. Relaxed students learn better.”

Services Available World-Wide

Keynote Address

Keynote Address

In need of a conference keynote on SEL, yoga or mindfulness? With more than 15 years of experience in education, professional development and SEL services, Carla Tantillo Philibert knows how to empower and excite school stakeholders on the importance and benefits of including SEL and movement in the classroom.

Half or Full Day Workshops

Half or Full Day Workshops

Carla is available to visit your school and provide professional development workshops – full or half day – that focus on various themes. Workshops can either be held on-site at your school or at an off-site, retreat location.

Professional Development

Professional Development

Carla provides a professional development experience that empowers teachers to use movement and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) strategies in the classroom to help students learn self-awareness and self-regulation skills. The collaborative format provides teachers with unique classroom management techniques and incorporates easy and effective Mindfulness, Yoga and SEL activities. Participants will learn how to incorporate more physical activity and mindfulness into the classroom setting in order to improve student behavior and create a more effective, “ready to learn” environment for all. Mindful Practices can customize a PD model that best suits your school’s needs.

Administrative Coaching

Administrative Coaching

Carla is available to work with your school’s administrative team – principal, assistant principal, etc. – to help build a more positive, mindful leadership style that can ultimately shift your school’s climate and culture for the better.

Curriculum Writing

Curriculum Writing

With more than 15 years of experience as a teacher, author and PD provider, Carla is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to building a thoughtful and sustainable SEL curriculum.