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Mindful Teacher - Mawson Lakes 29 March & 12 April 2017


Teaching and working with children is one of the most rewarding and yet challenging professions in the world. Mindfulness is gaining momentum worldwide as a powerful practice to manage emotions, reduce anxiety and improve overall feelings of wellbeing. Mindfulness can be used to create calm & space to be fully present in the role of educator.

This ‘Mindful Teacher’ Program is a 2 week x 2.5hr lessons introductory program to begin this practice development. The course is held over multiple weeks, allowing for personal practice in between the sessions. The cost of the full program is $155 per person.
This beginner level program, is designed specifically with teachers/ educators in mind, however this course would also be useful for any adult who works or interacts in settings with children. The course includes a balance of learning about mindfulness and practical applications with time to practice.

The course includes:

- An Introduction to Mindfulness
- Mindfulness techniques: different practices will be taught each week including using the breath, awareness of body, becoming more heart-centred, mindfulness of feelings, thoughts & emotions
- Simple neuroscience of mindfulness (why it works) - Using mindfulness in the classroom or when working with children (particularly challenging ones)
- Becoming more mindful of the life/workload balance - Identifying emotional responses and ways to create calm in difficult situations
- Nurturing self-compassion for yourself and the students you work with
- Teacher’s Toolbox : 5 minute mindfulness practices for the classroom.

Program dates: Wed 29 March (part 1) and Wed 12 April (part 2) from 4.00 - 6.30pm

** Alternative courses are available at Salisbury or Fullarton during term 1.

For further information about our programs go to www.themindfulclassroom.com.au

Or contact:
Jan Carey, Executive Director and program facilitator at:

Mawson Lakes Hotel and Conference Centre

10 Main Street, Mawson Lakes

Contact Details:

Jan Carey, Executive Director and program facilitator at: themindfulclassroom@gmail.com