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MINDFUL TEACHER -Elizabeth Downs PS: Wed 4 & 11 April

MINDFUL TEACHER -Elizabeth Downs PS: Wed 4 & 11 April
The ‘Mindful Teacher’ Program is a 2 week x 2.5hrs introductory program tailored specifically for teachers / educators. The course includes a balance of learning about mindfulness, and practice. We cover: an introduction to Mindfulness, techniques and practices, becoming mindful in the classroom, managing work/life balance and building a Teacher’s Toolbox of 5 min mindfulness techniques.

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 4 April (part 1) and Wed 11 April 2018 (part 2) from 4.00 - 6.30pm
Venue: Elizabeth Downs PS: Heard St, Elizabeth Downs SA
Our Term 1, 2018 Mindful Teacher courses being offered are:
- Hindmarsh (EDC): Sat 3 Feb & 17 Feb, 9.00-11.30am
Mawson Lakes: Thurs 8 Feb & 22 Feb, 4.00-6.30pm
- Berri: Sat 10 Feb & 24 Feb, 9.00-11.30am
- Edwardstown PS: Tues 13 Feb & 27 Feb, 4.00-6.30pm
- Blair Athol PS: Wed 7 March & 21 March, 4.00-6.30pm
- Hindmarsh (EDC): Sat 10 March & 24 March, 9.00-11.30am
- Errington PS (Plympton): Tues 13 March & 27 March, 4.00-6.30pm
- Wirreanda SS (Morphett Vale): Wed 14 March & 4 April, 4.00-6.30pm
- Elizabeth Downs PS: Wed 4 April & 11 April, 4.00-6.30pm
Our ONLINE Mindful Teacher courses are also avaialble - starting first Friday of every month.
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Elizabeth Downs Primary School
Heard Street, Elizabeth Downs, South Australia

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