What is Mindful Kids & Parents?
Mindful Kids & Parents is a program attended by children aged 8-12 together with their parents. Learning through interactive games, parents and children learn quieting techniques they can use in stressful emotional situations.
The Mindful Kids & Parents curriculum is based on the Mindful Games program, developed by Susan Kaiser Greenland, combined with Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn of the University of Massachusetts.
How will this help?
goals and benefits
Children and parents will learn quieting techniques they can employ in stressful emotional situations. These mindfulness techniques are designed to:
- Improve our concentration and attention
- Improve our ability to calm down and manage stress
- Increase our awareness of our bodies and feelings
- Encourage us to make better choices under stress
Skills You Will Build
The Mindful Kids & Parents program introduces new games and exercises each week to help participants develop mindfulness techniques in five main areas of life skills:
- Seeing and Reframing
mindful kids & Parents winter program
Kimberley is hosting a 5-week Mindful Kids & Parents Program in Winter, 2018 at the Counselling and Mindfulness Clinic.
After School from
4:00 - 5:00 PM
The Counselling and Mindfulness Clinic
$500 for 5 sessions
Cost includes attendance of one child and one parent.
Covered by insurance programs.
Handouts are provided to each participant.
Each participant should bring a yoga mat and pillow.