The MYndful MovementTM (MYM) Program is an easy-to-follow curriculum for elementary and high school educators. No experience in mindfulness is necessary to guide your students in these engaging activities. Take your group through a regular practice in secular mindfulness of breath, movement, and thought for a healthier mind and body.
The powerful benefits of mindfulness strengthen children's ability to focus, regulate emotions, feel more compassion to themselves and to others and reframe negative thoughts.
Begin your class with a short mindful moment. Integrating mindfulness into your course will maximize focused learning time and reduce transition time with this useful teaching tool.
Use a favourite activity as a stand-alone mindful moment or implement a session each week for the suggested consecutive 8-weeks. This comprehensive program will lead your entire student body in a school-wide well-being initiative.
Based on the rapidly growing scientific research, paying attention to what is happening inside our minds helps us better relate to our outside world. Developing this sensory awareness empowers students to manage their thoughts, feelings and emotions for greater resilience throughout their lives.
The social and emotional learning (SEL) skills that will be enhanced include
connection to self and others
Each activity is designed to accommodate a busy teacher's schedule. The MYM program includes two educational manuals: Grades 1-6 and Grades 7-12. Each student will gain a clear understanding of their brain, their senses and their own ability to regulate thoughts through present-moment awareness.
A wide variety of activities for stress reduction, anxiety and depression management, and the general well-being of all children and youth are included.
Have fun with The MYndful Movement Program as your students get to know themselves on a moment-to-moment basis, setting them on a course of health and well-being....
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