This training is based on the Mindful Schools in-school curriculum taught to over 30,000 children since 2007. Our highly experienced trainers will guide you through nearly 30 lessons, teach you how mindfulness positively impacts the brain, show videos of programming in action, and explain how to bring mindfulness into schools. Join over 1,000 course graduates from 18 countries and 37 U.S. states.
Our research-backed curriculum focuses on teaching children how to pay attention, build empathy, cultivate self awareness, reduce stress, and control their impulses. There is time dedicated throughout the training to practice the lessons in a group. This prepares you for bringing the curriculum to life and helps you anticipate challenges you might face, so that you can get the support you need. Our aim for participants is to give them an interactive learning experience while meeting with other mindfulness practitioners from various professional backgrounds.
Participants will receive training from experts in the field, along with the Mindful Schools K-5 and 6-12 Curriculums, a Teacher’s Manual, handouts on the neuroscience of mindfulness, classroom management tips, and information on how to bring mindfulness to a school. Lessons from this curriculum can easily be adapted for use in the home, after school programs, or private therapy practice.
If you are curious about our mindfulness curriculum for children, please see our sample lesson.
Weekend trainings are generally scheduled on the following days and times:
Friday 6:00pm – 9:00pm, Saturday 9:30am – 4:30pm and Sunday 9:30am – 3:30pm
Online trainings are generally 6-week courses, taking place for 2 hours each week. This training, which is depicted below, is available live during the scheduled time or can be watched as a recorded live session later. You will only need Adobe Flash (which is pre-installed on most computers) and a DSL or better internet connection. Detailed instructions will be emailed to participants prior to the course, and you will receive a refund if your computer does not meet the requirements.
Participants must have prior training in mindfulness, such as our Mindfulness Fundamentals training, prior mindfulness courses, and/or mindfulness retreat time. If you have questions about your level of experience, please email email@example.com.
There are limited scholarship spots available for each training. Please visit our Financial Assistance page to learn more and to download the application.
To be notified of our future trainings both locally and abroad, please email us.
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