Mindfulness training in schools can1. Reduce stress, increase well-being and develop resilience
2. Boost the immune system
3. Develop cognitive ability, focus, and concentration*
*Meta-study by Professor Katherine Weare, Emeritus Professor at Southampton and Exeter Universities, see mindfulnessinschools.org
'I have learnt so many different things, it is difficult to know where to start. Maybe to be kinder to myself, and to use the new skills that I have to reduce the impact of challenging situations.'
Mindfulness TrainingIntroduction to Mindfulness in Schools for staff meetings, twilights or INSET days
In this fun and experiential workshop you try out mindfulness for yourself and make up your own mind. You will learn about the benefits mindfulness practice brings specifically to pupils and to staff, according to the latest peer-reviewed research. You will gain a deeper understanding of why mindfulness is so effective by discovering the effects of mindfulness on the brain. You will learn practices you can use the next day in school for instance to settle the mind at the start of the day, or rebalance following a challenging conversation.
Eight-week mindfulness courses (the gold standard mindfulness-based stress reduction course).
Learn skills you can use to stress less and enjoy life more on this experiential course.
Cost includes the 8 x 2-hour sessions, a course book, MP3 downloads of the mindfulness practices
and depends on the size of the group.
Eight-week mindfulness course for pupils
A tailor-made, thoroughly-researched 9 session popular course for pupils. Called ‘.b’ (‘stop’ and ‘be’)
and designed by the Mindfulness in Schools Project, this course has been shown to improve well-being and cognitive ability in pupils.
"Mindfulness helps create a more calm and productive learning environment." - Angela, Reception teacher
The training is backed by numerous research projects by universities such as Oxford and Exeter
and has been shown to impact positively on the whole school community
'Mindfulness training enabled me to navigate through a turbulent time in my life and still be effective in school.' Teacher
"Mindfulness means going from existing to really living' Primary teacher 'My husband tells me I am so much calmer' Primary teacher
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