Have you observed anxiety in any of your students? Do you want your class to be more mindful, focused, and present? Smiling Mind is a non-profit organization with a goal to make mindfulness accessible to all. The Smiling Mind Education Programs have been designed with educators in mind and consist of over 200 lessons for students from primary to secondary school. Discover how just five minutes of mindfulness a day can benefit the overall wellbeing of your students by watching the video below.
What is mindfulness? How does it impact the brain? Learn more by watching the video below.
Get started by adding 5 minutes of mindfulness to your class each day. What about using it to set a daily intention as Morning Meeting is coming to a close? Or what about a five minute post-recess reset? Download the Smiling Mind app or load the web-based program. Have your students lie flat on their backs. Press play, and let the journey to mindfulness begin!
Interested in taking mindfulness to the next level? Consider using these fun cards to do simple yoga poses with your students. Each of the 50 cards includes step-by-step yoga pose instructions.