Anna has lots of experience working with special educational needs and explains how her new book really helps young people connect to their bodies, minds and breath.
Some fantastic resources for you to use if you have children who are anxious about returning to school.
We interviewed one of our amazing trainers, Ruth Pringle, about her work teaching children meditation and helping adults do the same through the Connected Kids programme. She shares an experience about a mandala meditation with a girl who was a selective mute through trauma. Join our mailing list for more useful tips, ideas […]
Can Meditation work for kids on the Autistic Spectrum? “Had a lovely session with one of my students with ASD today. This is my 3rd session with him and it’s been tough to get him on board as he felt he didnt ‘need help to relax and that it was a waste of his time!’ […]
Welcome and hope you find this blog useful in this strange and challenging time. I don’t know about you, but life feels like we’ve been put on a roller coaster (without our permission) and we are on for a ride of ups and downs. I’ve been practising meditation for over 30 years and even I […]
In my experience of teaching meditation (sometimes called mindfulness) I’ve noticed over the years how it’s become a popular way to help adults and children reduce the symptoms of stress and support a healthier lifestyle. From teaching, I already knew how effective meditation was for kids, but I asked myself “could children, with additional support […]
Today I was browsing social media and read the headline ‘should meditation be compulsory in our schools?’ Now as someone who has taught and campaigned for children and young people to learn meditation and mindfulness for the past 17 years, you think my automatic answer would be a resounding ‘YES’! But actually it isn’t…and I’ll […]
I was meditating one day and I was inspired by this star meditation idea to help kids relax, reduce anxiety and feel a stronger, peaceful connection with the world. It may be ideal for bed time or to help kids simply relax. It may help with bullying too.
Expert advice about high energy children and mindful meditation Listen to the founder of Connected Kids present a few ideas when trying to teach high energy children meditation and mindfulness. Want to know more? Foundation course – to teach your kids and teens mindful meditation Professional Training – to become a verified Kids Meditation Teacher […]
Helping children sleep with meditation We’ve just announced our next online talk taking place on Monday 11th February at 8pm (live and recorded). Lorraine Murray, founder and author of Connected Kids, will give tips and ideas to use meditation to help kids sleep (and get up for school!) There are limited places. Mindfulness […]