Argos Gonzalez is a teacher, lecturer, and mindfulness instructor. He has 13 years of experience teaching high school English in the Bronx and teaches literacy instruction to pre-service and in-service teachers at Hunter College School of Education. He is also a Mindful Schools & Little Flower Yoga Certified Instructor.
He uses his mindfulness & yoga training with students of all ages including his graduate students and facilitates professional workshops and training for educators and allied professionals around the country. More recently, he is proud to be able to support the organizations that trained him as Director of Curriculum and Professional Development for Little Flower Yoga, and Guiding Teacher for one of Mindful Schools’ online course.
Argos was also a contributing editor of Best Practices for Yoga in Schools and has been featured in The Atlantic and NPR. Argos has also had the honor of sharing his expertise on mindfulness and yoga at nationally recognized conferences such as the Kripalu Yoga in Schools Symposium, Bridging the Hearts and Minds of Youth Conference in San Diego, and The Yoga Service Conference at the Omega Institute.
He’s currently finishing his Ph.D. in Urban Education at the City University of New York Graduate Center, where he plans on writing his dissertation on the impact mindfulness practices has on teacher self-efficacy.