Anna Mirabai Lytton Foundation – Arts and Wellness Programs for Young Adults

Anna Mirabai Lytton Foundation

Anna Mirabai Lytton Foundation creates
arts and wellness programs for young people.

The Anna Mirabai Lytton Foundation focuses on enriching local school and community programs in the areas of wellness, nutrition and arts education. The Foundation’s broad definition of the arts includes visual arts (such as drawing, painting, photography, and conceptual), literary arts (such as poetry, novels and short stories, and comic/graphic novels), and performing arts (such as music, theatre, dance, operas, magic, and film). Wellness is an integrated view of the many aspects of life that contribute to a healthy lifestyle, to the formation of a balanced whole human being who functions well in society and has a deep grounding in the spirit. The Foundation will promote integrative activities such as nutrition, yoga, movement, and mindfulness.

2020 Springs School 6th Grade Photography Project

Laura Marino: It’s amazing what happens when children get behind the camera, even with limited structure and resources, they have produced some fabulous works.  Our Photography unit began 3 weeks ago, It will continue throughout this week and next.  Students are using a mix of technology to photograph from chromebooks, to ipads, DSLR to point … Continue reading “2020 Springs School 6th Grade Photography Project”

See How You Feel – Native American Inspiration

Photography, Digital Art & Creative Writing Workshop With Jeremy Dennis, Artist/Educator and Megan Chaskey, PoetHosted by Daniela Azzi, Art Teacher, Southampton High School The assignment was to photograph each other and create a digital collage with a written response inspired by a Native American legend or myth. The students were given an introduction by Jeremy … Continue reading "See How You Feel – Native American Inspiration"

Thanks for the Art Supplies

We just wanted to say thank you so very much for the wonderful art supplies you donated and disbursed to the Springs School students. Our daughters absolutely loved them and have already put them to good use. Lindsey is 9 years old and is in 3rd Grade and Callie is 6 years old in 1st … Continue reading “Thanks for the Art Supplies”

Food For Thought – Making Healthy Snacks 2018

At Springs School (East Hampton NY), Susan Blacklocke presented a dynamic nutrition unit in 5th  grade Health classes. In this particular module students learn how to make healthy snacks. They also learn the importance of reading a food label and the process of branding, packaging and distributing food products. This video features: Springs School 5th Graders, … Continue reading “Food For Thought – Making Healthy Snacks 2018”

Yoga in the Gym 2017-2018

At Springs School, Sag Harbor Middle School, East Hampton and Pierson High Schools a yoga curriculum has been brought into gym classes by Heather Hartstein.  Classes include yoga postures, instruction on anatomy and physiology, mindfulness of breath. Early on in the yoga practice students learn to use it for concentration and relaxation. They’re encouraged to … Continue reading “Yoga in the Gym 2017-2018”

Yoga – Winter 2016

Yoga instructors, Ashlynn Manning, Linda Muse and Jenna Minardi, taught a series of yoga classes to over 1200 students from K-8 grade at Springs School, East Hampton NY.  Meghan Cereola, the Physical Education instructor supervised this series. Yoga games helped her students focus their attention and improve their kinetic awareness.   The students also learned breathing and relaxation … Continue reading “Yoga – Winter 2016”