Mindful Tweens & Teens – Series 1 (Ages 9-12)

$99.00

Location: Madoc Public School Library

Dates: May 2, 9, 23, 30, June 6

Time: 6:00-6:50pm

Mindful Kids is a 5-week hands-on series that teaches mindfulness skills to children, ages 9-12.

This is an innovative and groundbreaking program in the Hastings & Prince Edward area, facilitated by Alicia Preston, an experienced Educational Assistant, and owner of Mindful Roots. Alicia is a certified Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher, Certified Mindfulness Educator and qualifying 200HR YTT.

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Location: Madoc Public School Library

Dates: May 2, 9, 23, 30, June 6

Time: 6:00-6:50pm

Mindful Kids is a 5-week hands-on series that teaches mindfulness skills to children, ages 9-12.

This is an innovative and groundbreaking program in the Hastings & Prince Edward area, facilitated by Alicia Preston, an experienced Educational Assistant, and owner of Mindful Roots. Alicia is a certified Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher, Certified Mindfulness Educator and qualifying 200HR YTT.

Learning mindfulness techniques at a young age sets forward a path of assuredness, good decision-making, emotional maturity, and self-confidence – as children learn the life skills of dealing with distraction, overwhelm, anxiety and uncertainty.

When children bring more mindfulness into their daily routine, the result is increased self-regulation, decreased stress at home and school, and boosted self-esteem.

This series will explore mindfulness techniques through creative play, expression, and yoga. Learning mindfulness techniques at a young age sets forward a path of assuredness, good decision-making, emotional maturity, and self-confidence – as children learn the life skills of dealing with distraction, overwhelm, anxiety and uncertainty.

Kids will learn how to tame big emotions and be given the tools to help them understand the way that their minds, bodies, and breath work together for boosted feel-good energy. Children will become engaged through expressive play and feel connected and supported by their peers learning compassion towards self and others, increased self-esteem and confidence, and compassion. There will be laughter, smiles, ah-ha moments and lots of fun here!

Each week follows a theme to base our activities on:

Week 1: Finding Our Calm – Mindful Bodies, Mindful Listening
Week 2: Finding Your Base & Staying There – Mindful Breathing
Week 3: Mind Jar & The Art of Stopping – Mindful Emotions & Mindful Breathing
Week 4: Drop it Down the Hole & Balloons – Mindful Emotions
Week 5 Things That Make You Go Mmmm & Mala Bracelets – Mindful Eating & Mala Bracelets

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