Category Archives: Concentration and Focus

Mindfulness

Being mindful simply means being mentally present in whatever situation that you might be in. Continue reading

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Mindfulness for Mums/Teachers

Mindfulness for Adults Being mindful simply means being mentally present in whatever situation that you might be in. By being present we mean being ‘in the moment’- not thinking about something in the past or the future. It sounds simple … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Level 1 Meditation Teacher training.

This is a beautiful clip for the holiday season. May you have  a “Merry Christmas” and a calm and peaceful  2012! Gratitude Clip from Moving Art Don’t forget we will be holding Level 1 Facilitators Training in mid January 2012. This … Continue reading

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Mandalas for Kids Part 2

Sand Mandalas are great to watch and  beautiful but very tricky to make! The benefits of doing a silent Mandala Meditation with children are huge; they love using the beautiful colours, they experience a silent meditative state without getting bored and … Continue reading

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Mandalas with Kids Part 1.

As always I was on the search for new, fun ‘rainbow’ ideas for my after school meditation class when I came across the a few great pages on MANDALAS. When I explain Mandalas to kids I tell them that they … Continue reading

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New Study: Meditations helps Kids with ADHD!

I just read this great article about the latest study to be done on children with ADHD using meditation. For those who don’t know, “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental problem which results in poor concentration and control of … Continue reading

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Mindful Listening Game

I found this great little game on youtube today posted by yogainmyschool.com . It is a mindful listening game where children are asked to match similar sounds inside egg shakers (you could use painted/coloured bottles or jars too). This cute little … Continue reading

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Mindfulness through Sound!

Sound is all around us in our everyday life. Some natural sounds like birds, gently flowing water, dolphin or whale calls, soothe us, relax our bodies and minds and even empower and stimulate our creativity. The lack of sound even … Continue reading

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Practical Mindfulness Activities for Teachers!

Did you know that mindful awareness is something that we can help children cultivate practically? Many people think that the only way to teach mindfulness to children is by sitting quietly, tuning in to your breathing. (That’s what I used … Continue reading

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How Meditation/Mindfulness can help Teachers in class.

How to calm your class, teach them focus and concentration, teach syllabus content all at the same time! Continue reading

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