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Preschools & Schools

Our Mindful Start Programs are NESA-approved professional development courses that will provide your Early Childhood Educators and Primary Teachers with the skills and confidence to deliver daily impactful mindfulness and movement sessions. These sessions will support your children's mental health and provide a truly holistic approach to learning. 

A Mindful Start Program

  • Two-day in-person course

  • 20 hours NESA-approved

A Mindful Educator Online Program

  • 6 weeks of live webinars

  • 14 hours NESA-approved

Introduction to

Mindfulness

  • 1-hour in-person introductory workshop

 

A Mindful Start Program

This two-day course (20 NESA-accredited hours) will bring your Early Childhood Educators or K-2 Primary Teachers together to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to implement impactful, age-appropriate daily mindfulness and movement sessions to support and improve the mental health and wellbeing of the children at your centre or school. 

What you need to know

Who is it for?


Early Childhood Educators or K-2 Primary Teachers.




What will they learn?


▸ How to link mindfulness to the Early Learning Years Framework or school curriculum. ▸ How to support children with self-regulation through fun interactive sessions. ▸ How to support children’s mental health through mindful activities and crafts. ▸ How to introduce age-appropriate mindful movement sessions into the classroom, enhancing your education curriculum. ▸ How to bring "Mindful Me Time" into a child’s day. ▸ How to support children in expressing themselves and their emotions through mindful music and dance. ▸ The positive impact that mindfulness can have on a growing brain. ▸ How to bring mindfulness into their own lives.




What is included in the program?


▸ 8 hours of live webinar training over six consecutive weeks ▸ 6 hours of offline work to be completed by educators ▸ 14 hours of NESA credits upon completion of whole program ▸ One-to-one mentoring for your educators throughout the program ▸ Small groups and personalised online training (max. 8 people) ▸ Networking opportunities with other educators ▸ Access to the private A Mindful Start Facebook community ▸ Downloadable mindful movement cards ▸ Downloadable breathing cards ▸ Downloadable mindful activity cards




How much does it cost?


$350 per educator/teacher




How do we book?


Click here to visit our online booking system.





The Mindful Start Program will contribute 20 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.1.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.2.2, 3.7.2, 6.2.2, 7.2.2 and 7.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation NSW.

A Mindful Educator Online Program

This six-week live webinar program invites your Early Childhood Educators and Teachers to join our online community to gain the skills and confidence they need to implement age-appropriate, impactful mindfulness and movement sessions in your centre or school, supporting and improving the mental health and wellbeing of the children they teach. 

What you need to know

Who is it for?


Early Childhood Educators or K-2 Primary Teachers.




What will they learn?


▸ How to link mindfulness to the Early Learning Years Framework or school curriculum. ▸ How to support children with self-regulation through fun interactive sessions. ▸ How to support children’s mental health through mindful activities and crafts. ▸ How to introduce age-appropriate mindful movement sessions into the classroom, enhancing your education curriculum. ▸ How to bring "Mindful Me Time" into a child’s day. ▸ How to support children in expressing themselves and their emotions through mindful music and dance. ▸ The positive impact that mindfulness can have on a growing brain. ▸ How to bring mindfulness into their own lives.




What is included in the program?


▸ 8 hours of live webinar training over six consecutive weeks ▸ 6 hours of offline work to be completed by educators ▸ 14 hours of NESA credits upon completion of whole program ▸ One-to-one mentoring for your educators throughout the program ▸ Small groups and personalised online training (max. 8 people) ▸ Networking opportunities with other educators ▸ Access to the private A Mindful Start Facebook community ▸ Downloadable mindful movement cards ▸ Downloadable breathing cards ▸ Downloadable mindful activity cards




How much does it cost?


$350 per educator/teacher




How do we book?


Click here to visit our online booking system.





The Mindful Educator Online Program will contribute 14 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.1.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.2.2, 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation NSW.

 
 

Introduction to Mindfulness & Movement

Held on an evening of your choosing, our 1-hour workshop is a great way to introduce mindfulness and movement to your Early Childhood Educators and K-2 Primary Teachers. At the end of the workshop, they will have tools and ideas to introduce some simple mindful movements and activities to the children they teach. 

What you need to know

Who is it for?


Early Childhood Educators or K-2 Primary Teachers.




What will they learn?


▸ The importance of mindfulness and movement ▸ How to introduce these into their own lives ▸ Mindful breathing and activities ▸ Calming, mindful movements ▸ How to introduce relaxations into classrooms




How much does it cost?


$295 per centre/school




How do we book?


Please contact us to discuss suitable dates/times for this session.





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