#007: Ryan Shelton - Teens Under Pressure Use Mindfulness

February 23, 2021

In a Tedx Talk by Kira Willey, she said, "Imagine if every classroom in America started with a one minute mindful moment." Well Ryan Shelton is a Physics teacher at Padua Academy, and he does it!

His students shared that it improves their focus and concentration. 

Ryan Shelton leads the Science Department at Padua Academy in Wilmington, Delaware.

He’s hiked over 1700 miles, traveled to 5 continents, managed a bakery, started a meditation center, rafted the Grand Canyon and scuba dived on the Great Barrier Reef! 

Today, Ryan shares with us how he starts his all-girls high school science class with a 3 minute meditation and their testimony is shared on a blog that he started called “Loving Lives Delaware”. You can read more at

This simple act has improved the lives of not only Mr. Shelton’s students, but staff as well.

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