Headspace is a global leader in mindfulness and meditation through its app and online content offerings. They believe that mindfulness should encompass every aspect of life, not just when you’re sitting to meditate. They provide unique tools and resources to mindfulness rooted in authentic expertise dating back 2,000 years and backed by proven scientific research. They also offer inspiration, guidance, and support to living a mindful life in the pursuit of improving the health and happiness of the world.
The best ways and times to practice mindfulness within the classroom are:
These animations introduce students to different mindfulness themes and skills in a playful, yet informative way. These are the links and the videos are shown below:
1 – Changing perspective
2 – Underlying calm
3 – Training the Monkey mind
4 – Brilliant things happen in calm mind
3. LET GO OF STRESS
4. FIND YOUR FOCUS
The most common distractions you might encounter during your sessions are:
=fidgeting when instructed to sit still
= eyes open when invited to close them
= giggling during the meditation
At the end of the session, teacher should have everyone talk about how they feel.
Please note that the results may not be immediate but during the interaction most students will feel some level of calm.