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Meet The Congressman Bringing Meditation To The Classroom

"It's about training your mind to be in the present moment."

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) started bringing meditation programs to his school districts about five years ago, which he said has created a "dramatic shift in the kids' ability to self-regulate." In the video above, watch the congressman explain how his own meditation practice affects him and why bringing mindfulness to the classroom is important for children.

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