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Connected Kids™ - mindfulness and meditation for children

Teach Children Meditation and mindfulness - Scotland, Ireland, England

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!
A very BIG THANKYOU! It was an incredibly interesting and inspiring day.
Thanks for inspirational day yesterday! I did a meditation yesterday evening with my grandchildren. Wow they loved it.

children_practising_mindfulness_meditationTeach kids or teens mindfulness Course

This inspiring and interactive 1-day workshop will help you teach your children how to relax, feel calm and centred with mindfulness and meditation.

Founded by Lorraine Murray, an expert with 14 years experience and author of 2 books, she'll empower you with skills and knowlege to teach children and teens of all ages how to meditate.

It will teach your children how to develop their creativity, emotional intelligence and self esteem.


Connected Kids - beginners

Level 1 is suitable for you if...

  • book now buttonyou are a complete beginner or someone with more experience
  • you wish to attend the Connected Kids professional level (pre-requisite regardless of experience)
  • you are interested in practising with family and friends for personal use
  • you need to receive a certificate of attendance for CPD purposes (5 CPD points)
  • if you are simply interested in helping kids learn an essential life skill to reduce stress and anxiety.
  • accredited_training_massage_reik_meditationyou want to attend a class in person at a class, or online

The course is suitable for any level of experience or ability whether you are a parent, professional, educator or a carer. It is a helpful introduction to taking mindfulness and meditation into schools and professional settings.

Lorraine has also worked extensively with children and families with additional support needs, including autism, ADHD and dyspraxia.

calm kids book lorraine e murray(This course is based on the international, best-selling book 'Calm Kids')

Although there is no pre-requisite for entry to level 1, it is advisable (not essential) to have a regular meditation practice - or to have some experience of meditation.

For information on learning/refreshing your meditation practice please check out our online materials.


Connected Kids™ Programme - level 1 itinerary

This course will help you:-

  • Understand how stress affects the mind, body and emotions
  • Learn how meditation can help children reduce stress and anxiety
  • Understand the benefits to children of learning meditation
  • Understand what meditation is why mindfulness matters
  • Knowing the most appropriate levels of meditation to use with children of various abilities
  • Learn how to set up a meditation space suitable for children (from toddlers + to teens)
  • Understand the basic differences in teaching children meditation of different ages
  • Discovering Self Awareness and its role in teaching meditation
  • Develop bespoke meditation scripts for use with children of all ages
  • Learn how to effectively deliver meditations to children
  • Develop mindful activities ideas for children with ADHD or autism.
  • If already teaching, bring mindfulness into schools

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


Teaching Children Meditation Course Dates

All courses are taught by the founder, Lorraine Murray, unless stated otherwise.

London with Lorraine Murray

  • Friday 16th March 2018
  • Friday 21st Sept 2018
  • Friday 16th Nov 2018


Edinburgh with Lorraine Murray

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

Manchester with Lorraine Murray

  • Friday 2nd February 2018 - just released


Northern Ireland - with Ruth Pringle

  • Saturday 20th January 2018 - 4 places left
  • Friday 20th April 2018 - 4 places left
  • Saturday 2nd June 2018 - 4 places left
  • Saturday 6th October 2018- 4 places left


Dublin - with Ruth Pringle

  • Saturday 10th March  2018 - 4 places left
  • Saturday 7th April 2018 - 4 places left
  • Friday 8th June 2018 - 4 places left
  • Friday 7th  September 2018- 4 places left


Dorset - with Nikki Harman

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Timing

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The course cost includes:

Cost

The cost of level 1 is £175 - payment confirms your place (deposit of £50 for Dorset, Northern Ireland and Dublin - remainder collected by trainer).

4 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. Please see our full terms and conditions


"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.


How to Book Your Place

Spaces are strictly limited on each course to provide an effective tutor-to-student ratio. Pre-booking and payment is required to confirm your place.

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Venues

Full directions and preparation information will be emailed 4 weeks before the course.

Edinburgh- Mulberry House in Edinburgh. On-street parking and easily accessible by public transport.

London - Violet Hill Studios in London (NW8 9EB) - easily accessible by public transport.

Dorset, UKDorset Yoga and Therapy Centre, DT11TU. Dorchester West or Dorchester South (Direct from London Waterloo. Parking available.

Dublin, Ireland - River Holistic Centre, Raheny, D5 - 12 minutes from Connolly train station (dublin) on Dart.  Street parking also available.

Northern Ireland -Helen's Bay County Down, 20 mins from Belfast. Free parking

Manchester -Northgate (Buddhist Centre), NCP parking or tram/bus/train stops nearby M4 1DZ

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