Wouldn't you love to teach to students who are calm, focused, and ready to learn?
With peer massage...
The teacher guides the students through the massage routine with an imaginative story or verse.
The givers ask the receivers, "Do I have permission to give you a massage?" every time, establishing healthy, personal boundaries.
The students benefit the most from a daily routine. It calms them and makes it easier for them to learn.
And, because gentle massage stimulates oxytocin, the "bonding hormone", it dissolves cliques and reduces bullying!
In short, peer massage sets an atmosphere of friendly, focused, collaborative learning!