Level 1 – Teach Children Meditation Course

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“Thank you so so so much for today, I really mean it when I say that the course was fantastic. I felt I got so much from it and have taken everything on board and cant wait to share my learning with the children and my colleagues! I will definitely recommend it!”
“Thanks for inspirational day yesterday! I did a meditation yesterday evening with my grandchildren. Wow they loved it.”

This inspiring and interactive 1-day workshop is stage 1 of our award-winning Connected Kids™Worldwide Programme. It will help you teach your children how to relax, feel calm and centred with mindfulness and meditation.

The programme was founded by Lorraine E Murray, an expert with over 15 years teaching experience, practising meditation for 30 years and author of 2 books ‘Calm Kids’ and ‘Connected Kids’, she’ll empower you with skills and the knowledge to teach children and teens of all ages how to meditate.

Lorraine has worked extensively with all age groups and has extensive experience of working with children and young people  of all abilities; including young people on the autistic spectrum, or have ADHD or other special needs.

Meditation Benefits to children/teens

benefits of mindfulness for kids

A small boys handwriting improves when he relaxes after a few minutes of guided meditation.

Teaching kids and teens meditation helps them to develop their creativity, emotional intelligence and self esteem.   It is especially helpful for reducing anxiety, stress and sleep issues.

It can help young people to self regulate their behaviour which can aid focus and concentration to support their academic performance.

 

Should you learn to teach children mindfulness?

Yes! If you are a parent, professional, educator or a carer who wants to help children feel calmer and centered this course will give you the skills and abilities to support them.

The course  provides you with a solid foundation – teaching you how to develop bespoke meditations that suit the needs of your children; whether for personal use or (if already working with children)  to take mindfulness and meditation into your professional practice.

Connected Kids™ Programme – level 1

This course will help you:-

  • Understand how stress affects the mind, body and emotions
  • Learn how meditation can be a powerful antidote to stress and anxiety for all ages.
  • Learn how to create meditation scripts for any age/ability of child/teen
  • Develop your confidence in delivering meditations to children
  • Understand the differences between meditation and mindfulness
  • Learn to tune in to your child’s needs so you can deliver the most healing meditations for children/teens
  • Learn how to set up a meditation space suitable for children (from toddlers + to teens)
  • Understand the differences in teaching children meditation of different ages
One of the most beneficial and worthwhile courses I’ve been on in a while. I will definitely recommend this course to others. This course has given me the confidence I needed. Thank you”

What the cost includeshow to teach kids mindfulness booking course

The Teaching Kids Meditation course is £175 plus VAT and includes:

  • 1 full day of training (9.30am to 5pm)
  • further online training support to aid home practise
  • A copy of the Lorraine’s book ‘Calm Kids – Help Children Relax with mindful activities’
  • A certificate of attendance
  • follow up support by email and online
  • an invitation to the Connected Kids™group on social media to share tips, questions and ideas.

 

Course dates 2018

London 

(with Connected Kids™ Founder Lorraine Murray)

  • Friday 16th March 2018 – 4 places left
  • Friday 21st Sept 2018
  • Friday 16th Nov 2018

Edinburgh

(with Connected Kids™ Founder Lorraine Murray)

  • Friday 9th March 2018
  • Sunday 15th April 2018
  • Sunday 2nd Sept 2018
  • Sunday 28th Oct 2018

Manchester

(with Connected Kids™ Founder Lorraine Murray)

  • Friday 2nd Feb 2018- 5 places left

 

Northern Ireland

(with Connected Kids™ Trainer  Ruth Pringle)

  • Saturday 20th January 2018 – 2 places left
  • Friday 20th April 2018
  • Saturday 2nd June 2018
  • Saturday 6th October 2018

Dublin

(with Connected Kids™ Trainer  Ruth Pringle)

  • Saturday 10th March  2018 – 3 places left
  • Saturday 7th April 2018
  • Friday 8th June 2018
  • Friday 7th  September 2018

Dorset

(with Connected Kid Trainer Nikki Harman)

  • Friday 26th January 2018 – 4 places left

If you can’t attend one of these dates? – the level 1 course is also available as an online course.

I wanted to take a moment and say thank you for today. It was more than I could have imagined…”

 

How is the Connected Kids™ Certificate recognised?

The level 1 Connected Kids ™course is perfect if you wish to share the benefits of teaching children meditation with your own children.

If you are already working with children, you can use the certificate of completion we issue to count towards your CPD (continuous professional development). You may wish to confirm with your insurer/employer that they will accept this course. Completing this level will give you access to the professional training of our Level 2 Connected Kids course.

Connected Kids™ Level 1 Course Cost

The cost of level 1 is *£175 + VAT and payment confirms your place.  It is worth checking out our ‘special offers page’ or signing up for the mailing to be kept informed of offers. However please note space is limited to 10 people on each course so early booking is advised.

Once payment is received your place is confirmed. Four weeks before the course we will email directions and information. You can transfer your place (once) to another date up to 4 weeks before the course date.  If within 4 weeks of the course date it will be at the discretion of the trainer to choose to transfer the place.

*(payments for Northern Ireland, Dublin and Dorset are collected from the trainer).

How to book – Connected Kids™ course

Spaces are strictly limited on each course to ensure a supportive tutor-to-student ratio.

Connected Kids™ – Teaching Meditation – Venues

We choose our venues to provide a central and enjoyable space to learn.

  • cost of teaching kids mindfulness and meditation courseEdinburghMulberry House is the city centre venue in Edinburgh. On-street parking and easily accessible by public transport (5 mins from Haymarket train station).
  • LondonViolet Hill Studios in London (NW8 9EB) – easily accessible by public transport.
  • Northern Ireland -Helen’s Bay County Down, 20 mins from Belfast. Free parking
  • Dorset, UK – Dorchester Yoga and Therapy Centre, DT11TU. Dorchester West or Dorchester South (Direct from London Waterloo. Parking available.
  • Dublin, IrelandRiver Holistic Centre, Raheny, D5 – 12 minutes from Connolly train station (dublin) on Dart.  Street parking also available.
  • Manchester – Buddhist Centre, Northern Quarter, M4 1DZ – supported by bus, tram and train and close to an NCP car park.

Full details and directions are sent by email 4 weeks before the course date.

Connected Kids™ course – Timing

The course runs from 9.30am to 5pm. We restrict the size of classes so pre-booking is required.

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