Each month you will get a chance to practice mindfulness (which as a parent and an educator I am well aware is a challenge), workshop ideas and share successes and challenges.
If you are a professional interested in teaching mindfulness to children and youth (PreK-12 educators, social workers/school psychologists, therapists, after school providers, etc.) and you live in or near Knoxville join us the first Monday of each month from 6:30pm-8pm at the Meaningful Life Center. Together we can do what we cannot do alone!
To learn more see the link below (registration is not required but may be helpful). You can join the group at any time.
Mindful Us is proud to announce that the Meaningful Life Center will be offering “Mindfulness for Educators” workshop.
Mindfulness for Educators- on the first Monday of each month professionals who are interested in teaching mindfulness to children and youth (PreK-12 educators, social workers/school psychologists, therapists, after school providers, etc.) will meet to practice mindfulness, workshop ideas on bringing mindfulness to children and youth, and share successes and difficulties related to this work.
Here is my gift to you: Starting Sunday May 27 through Saturday June 2 all of the Mindfulness for Children, Youth and Families courses are discounted. They are usually $60 but are $45- that is $15 off!!!!!! There is no other place where you can get this quality of mindfulness course for both children/youth AND yourself as parents/guardians. On Sunday June 3 the cost will go back to $60, so make sure to register, make a payment and reserve your spot!
This will be a six week introduction course into secular Mindfulness for children, youth and families. The course will begin Monday June 4 and ending Monday July 9, 2018 at The Oasis Institute, 4918 Homberg Dr, Knoxville, TN 37919.
There will be three different classes happening each Monday:
1) rising Kindergarten-4th grader (6-6:45pm)- limit 10 children;
2) rising 5th-8th graders (7pm-7:45pm)- limit 12 youth;
3) rising 9th-12 graders (8pm-8:45pm)- limit 15 youth.
For the elementary and middle school courses parents need to attend all six classes. For high school students parents can choose to attend or not although it is suggested that parents do attend.
At the Children’s Festival of Reading yesterday almost 100 people entered a drawing for Possibilities Exist’s newest resource, Everyday Mindfulness: A Week of Mindfulness Practices, a booklet by Lucius Irvin.
The four lucky winners were:
Keela K., Jennifer J., Kathy B., Hedda D.
Emails have been sent to each of the winners and booklets will be sent soon! Congratulations!
If you didn’t win but want a booklet see more information here.
What do you get when you mix beads and hundreds of kids on a sunny day- mindfulness at the reading festival!
Yesterday was Knox County Libraries’ annual Children’s Festival of Reading. Talking with hundreds of families about mindfulness was amazing. Kids got to make beaded bracelets to remind them to “Pause, Breathe, and Smile.” We also have four lucky winners (to be announced) of the newest Possibilities Exist resources, Everyday Mindfulness: A Week of Mindful Practices, a booklet with a different mindful practice for families every day of the week. The booklets will be available soon for purchase here on possibilities.exist.org.