Mindfulness For Parents and Guardians



 

Introduction to Mindfulness Night



This one or two-hour presentation is perfect for working and busy parents. Invite your PTA or school community to an evening presentation that will offer basic mindfulness practices for parents own well-being as well as simple mindfulness practices that can be done at home with the kids. 








Introduction to Mindfulness Training


This is an eight week online or in-person course developed for parents and educators. Participants come away with a foundational mindfulness practice that integrates into all aspects of daily work and home life. Weekly themes include:


Mindful of the breath, body, and senses


Mindful of emotions and thoughts


Mindful of speech and communication with others


Cultivating a Compassionate Heart


This training comes with access to a variety of supportive teaching videos, guided meditations in MP3, and other resources to help participants fully immerse into the practice of mindfulness. Participants come away with tools to manage stress, better self-understanding, and a deeper sense of empathy for each other, their students, and loved ones.


"This course has made a difference in my life and in the life of my family. I'm more patient, compassionate, and present for them which makes everyone happier, especially me."

~ Dorathy, a parent and art teacher

Eight Week Mindfulness Course Particiapnt







Heart-Mind Curriculum Training


Learn how to teach mindfulness to K-12 students! The Heart-Mind Curriculum Training is a complete and comprehensive workshop designed for professionals and parents interested in teaching mindfulness meditation and compassion to youth.  The Heart-Mind Curriculum offers over 50 different lessons covering topics such as mindfulness of emotions, thoughts, compassion, communication, and more. It is also enriched with a variety of age-appropriate adaptions and suggestions, teaching methods, and mindfulness philosophies. The lessons and opinions offered in this curriculum are all based on and backed by over 30 years of research on the effects of mindfulness on emotional regulation, social development, executive functioning, and increases in physical health and mental well-being. 


This course is taught through a two and a half day (15 hr.) workshop-style training consisting of lecture, experiential exercises, teaching practice in breakout groups, and a full take-home curriculum manual. 


“I'm going to bring this to my seven-year old's classroom. I feel like I've been given the basic tools and confidence I need because of this course. I can't wait to try it out. 

~ Heart-Mind Curriculum Training Participant
Daniel, Parent