Mindfulness Meditation In The Classroom

New research in the fields of psychology, education and neuroscience shows teaching mindfulness meditation in schools is having positive effects on students’ well-being, social skills and academic skills.

The research showed that mindfulness meditation techniques, taught by a certified Mindfulness Meditation teacher is beneficial in most cases and led to three broad outcomes for students: higher well-being, better social skills and greater academic skills.

Outcomes

With Mem’s Soul Food’s transformational guided mindfulness meditation and personal development program, your students can achieve some remarkable results, including:

  • Higher optimism,
  • More positive emotions,
  • Stronger self-identity,
  • Greater self-acceptance
  • Reduced anxiety, stress and depression.
  • Improvement in social life of students by leading to increases in pro-social behaviour (like helping others) and decreases in anti-social behaviour (like anger and disobedience).
  • Improvement in a host of academic and learning skills, including faster information processing, greater focus, more effective working memory, more creativity and cognitive flexibility.
  • Build physiological and psychological resilience

FAST FACT: A Harvard University study reported that participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress.

FAST FACT: People who practice mindfulness meditation have better mental health than 70% of the population on average.

How Will The Session Run?

Age group: Suitable for K-12

Session times: You can choose a 30min, 45min or 1.5hr session, which includes personal development. Facilitated at your school.

One off sessions are available or regular term sessions. Programs can be tailored to schools requirements with session times, numbers of students, and frequency of term sessions.

Each session will focus on:

  • relaxation and breathing
  • calming the mind with no thoughts
  • positive self affirmations (guided)
  • goal setting
  • letting go
  • personal empowerment
  • finding peace

Cost:

Large groups (50-100 students)
$5 per student: Mindfulness Meditation session facilitated in smaller class groups of 25.

Smaller specialised groups
$15 per student (10-15 students)

Disengaged or at risk girls specialised smaller group sessions available on request.

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Alternatively, you can call us on 0433 601 344 or email mem@memssoulfood.com.au