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Nom de l'événement

Breathe In and Play: Mindfulness Practice with Children
Cours/Atelier
For: Professionnels
Fourni par: Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work Professional Development

Date et l'heure

Mon May 7 to tue 8 may 2018 (Cet événement est terminé)
9:00 - 4:00pm

Lieu de la conférence

120 Duke Street West, Kitchener, ON, N2H 3W8

Description de l'évenement

Mindfulness is increasingly being shared with children in educational, medical, mental health, community and home settings. Research shows that mindfulness practice with children can reduce stress, improve emotion regulation, foster academic learning, reduce anxiety, increase executive function, and promote overall well-being.

This experiential workshop will offer an introduction to teaching mindfulness to children that is informed by the intersecting knowledge of mindfulness and neurobiology. Through story, art, music, movement and ‘formal’ practice, participants will learn to share mindfulness and neuroscience-info with children and families in age-appropriate, playful and creative ways. All playful practices will be infused with mindfulness principles, such as acceptance, letting go, patience, non-judgment, non-striving and self-kindness and compassion.

Participants will also have the opportunity to lead mindfulness-based practices and inquiry aimed at children and families. With step-by-step scaffolding, participants will further develop their skills and confidence in sharing mindfulness with children.

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519-884-0710 x5265

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Dernière modification 3 Aug 2017
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