Children on this outstanding well-researched Youth Mindfulness programme will learn to improve their concentration, regulate their emotions and reduce aggressive behaviour – learnings which will serve them well throughout their lives. Classes will provide lots of interactive fun and have been shown to enhance children’s resilience, kindness (to self and others) and happiness.
Mindfulness for Kids is an 8 week course delivering the ‘youth mindfulness’ programme. It is aimed at children who are aged 7-11.
The course explores many themes; intention, attention, attitude, gratitude, resilience, kindness to self and others. These skills will empower young people to be better equipped for the years ahead and will, undoubtedly, enhance their lives.
Week 1: Introducing attention and The Benefits of Breathing
Week 2: Allowing and letting be and Beginner’s Mind
Week 3: Willpower
Week 4: Being Grateful
Week 5: Being Grateful and appreciating others
Week 6: Building our Kindness and Being a Good Friend
Week 7: Be an Everyday Hro and Kind Action
Week 8: Looking Back. Looking Forward.
Duration: 8 weeks – last class 9 March
Half-term: 16 February