The wellbeing of our kids is influenced by the wellbeing of their parents and carers and that includes teachers. When parents, teachers and carers are over-loaded, stressed and out of balance, their capacity to lead and respond is compromised. Not just for themselves, but the kids & teens in their care.
There are 3 pillars to wellbeing: mental, physical & emotional. Optimising your mindset; your physical stamina, strength & fitness; & emotional health all impact each other, just as we humans impact on one another.
We work with the carers, teachers and parent's of today's youth, proving them with the life skills essential to managing stress and modelling stress management to kids & teens.
Here’s the low-down on what the research has proven and why introducing mindfulness meditation in your community is not just worthwhile, but essential:
You may be thinking that for meditation to be effective, you must practice for lengthy periods over an extensive amount of time, and that's simply not true.
Whilst consistent, regular practice yields best results, the benefits can be experienced right away by simply meditating for just 5 minutes.
Perhaps more importantly in the learning environment, successful engagement with meditation is increased when the practice is relevant to the needs of the individuals.
This is made easy with a variety of techniques that lend themselves to the objectives of the teachers & parents to support wellbeing of everyone within the community.
Mindfulness shifts culture by raising the personal awareness of the individual.
It brings them back to what's in their control.
Reducing wasted mental energy.
As awareness shifts from external influences (people, circumstances, results etc) to internal influences, individuals become aware of their patterns of thinking & feeling that drive behaviour.
Choice is born out of an empowered personal understanding of how an individual can influence their state. Its here that mindfulness develops skills to regulate thoughts, feelings & actions, overcoming self sabotaging patterns of behaviour.
When individuals recognise that their state of mind is within their control, environments see a reduction in drama expressed as blame, negativity, victimhood and reactivity.
Subsequent increases in cooperation & affiliation take place.
As mindfulness & meditation teach individuals how to recognise their patterns, they are able to take personal responsibility for their actions.
This is the practice of self leadership.
Self leadership is a strong indicator of healthy leadership of others, including compassion.
The bespoke training we provide draws on existing programs developed through years spent in classrooms, studios & corporations working with both groups & individuals across a variety of industries.
Our programs are suitable to support the wellbeing of every body, heart & mind within the learning community.
Managing a classroom, delivering the syllabus, dealing with other teacher, parents & students can be stressful.
Our courses support teachers & carers with the techniques that reduce stress & overwhelm, increasing creativity & wellbeing.
Social media, academic pressures, pressures at home or within the family's dynamic compromise teen wellbeing, contributing to teen anxiety & depression.
Our courses support students to develop not just coping tools, but life mastery skills that change lives.
Earning a living, being in relationship & raising a family can be some of the most stressful responsibilities.
Our course empowers parents with coping skills for managing their emotional state, optimising their thinking and modelling wellbeing to their kids.
Mindfulness classes offered during PhPDE offer students the opportunity to develop life skills to manage existing or anticipated anxiety & stress surrounding study & social challenges associated with school.
Half & Full day options to increase awareness of stress and give practical tools to enhance wellbeing.
Suitable for HSC study & exam skill preparation, staff development & wellbeing.
Find Your Zen is our signature program that introduces
6 techniques over 6 weeks.
Rather than just facilitating, our intention here is to teach participants how to meditate by finding the right technique for them & their needs.
This program is popular with teachers and parents
being available after hours.
Available both on line & in person.
Turn UP Your Zen, an online program to support the development of mindfulness skills through ongoing practice, coaching & integration.
Participants are invited to join after completing the 6 week program for 3 months or ongoing.
No superficial lip-service or airy-fairy hippy fluff:
Just highly practical, scientifically proven,
current & sensitive course content to help increase the wellbeing of your greatest asset; your students, teachers, support staff & the families of all who are related.
The benefits of mindfulness & meditation are now recognised and being adopted in the learning environment to:
1. Optimise Mental & physical wellbeing of students, staff & parents;
2. Increase focus, creativity & problem solving abilities;
3. Enhance communication, collaboration & community.
But this isn't just about enhancing wellbeing to improve student wellbeing & performance.
It's about enhancing the wellbeing culture of today's parents & teachers from ideas and lip service, to practiced & fully integrated habits,
whilst simultaneously supporting the wellbeing of today's youth, who will be tomorrow's leaders, of our rapidly changing world.
Every individual who becomes more mindful creates a ripple of change around the globe that will inevitably return to you and those you love.
By not offering meditation, you are enabling the continued levels of stress associated with technology, social media, performance pressure. There is the risk of losing your best staff to organisations who are committed to visible wellbeing that nurtures growth & development of the whole person. There is also the risk of children in your care developing mental health issues because their parents & carers lack awareness & life skills for conscious parenting that empowers kids with self management tools essential in a rapidly changing world.
that includes an integrated mindfulness culture, we are here to teach the skills
that support your wellbeing goals & aspirations.
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We will get back to you to discuss your needs in greater detail.
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