Introducing Mindfulness & Meditation to 40 Primary School Teachers

The presentation included an opportunity to practice, an introduction to how to integrate our resources and discussion on the most effective ways to introduce bring calm into the classroom.

The Pick of the Crop

Your Mindfulness in Schools resource tops the list of Resources of 2013 on the Guardian website.

Read the article.

Creative ways of bringing meditation into your school

Looking to the New Year have a think of all the creative ways that you can introduce calm into your classroom.

‘This is a practical and instantly likeable introduction to bringing mindfulness to the classroom.’ – The Guardian

— Find out more about this practical resource

Malala Yousafzai opening the biggest library in Europe.

New study showing how Mindfulness helps teachers

The University researchers state:

Those who received the mindfulness training displayed reductions in psychological stress, improvements in classroom organization and increases in self-compassion.

Back to School with Peace

A new school term starts for many people around the world.

It’s a busy time and can be stressful for both staff and students.

Take the opportunity to book a Mindfulness and Meditation Workshop.

Bringing Meditation & Mindfulness to classrooms and the next generation is a noble vision but firstly we need to bring the practice into our own life.

Across the world Meditation & Mindfulness practice is being introduced in Schools.

Teaching Mindfulness & Meditation to Children – Meet Up in Birmingham

Everyone is welcome – it will be of particular interest to those who have children, work with children, work in schools & the education sector.

Introducing Mindfulness and Meditation to 200 Children

The students aged between 8-10 and were curious and engaged with practice.
Recognising that Mindful Meditation practices help to increase focus & concentration and to reduce stress.

Google Hangout

There is interest from all over the world in the Meditation in Schools Project.

We are running a Google Hangout on Friday 19th July at 6.30pm for one hour.

10 reasons to bring Meditation to your school

reduce stress in the classroom

Meditation in Schools Meet Up in St Andrews, Scotland

On Thursday 4th July between 6.45-7.45pm there will be a public Meditation in Schools Meet Up in St Andrews. This will be more of a networking session and sharing of our new resources than a live workshop. There will be no charge for the session. Everyone is welcome – it will be of particular interest to those who work with/in schools & education. Please express your interest here. Once we have a clear idea of numbers we will confirm the venue.

Meditation in Schools Meet Up in Central London

Everyone is welcome – it will be of particular interest to those who work with/in schools & education. Meditation in Schools meet up in Central London close to Euston station. More of a networking session and sharing of our new resources than a live workshop. There will be no charge for the session. Please express your interest here & to find out more information. Thursday 11th July. 6.45-7.45pm Saturday 13th July at 11am-12pm Places are limited.  

Guardian Newspaper Article

The Guardian have featured us in their newspaper today on page 35.

In the National News!

“A fantastic set of resources from Mind Space on Guardian Teacher Network – and all are without an aura, guru or chakra in sight. The non-denominational and non-religious presentation of meditation and mindfulness has been specifically developed to be useable by all types of schools, beyond the RE classroom”

— The Guardian

New Resources

Partnering with the Guardian newspaper we are now offering an updated set of resources for Teachers and Schools to use.

Meditation helping students during exam time

BBC | Mindfulness in Schools in the News

CHILDREN MEDITATING! A Guided Meditation with 300 School Children – Ages 5 – 16

Watch a 5 minute guided Meditation led by Adam Dacey in a school in Pushkar, India.

This Guided Meditation was led every morning over a 3 week period.

The whole school took part at the beginning of the day. Girls aged 5 -16.

Meditation in Schools Project in Bodhgaya

Bodhgaya in India is a renowned centre for Meditation. It is the location where Buddha sat and attained the full realization of his own mind. I visited a school in this blessed town that invites children from disadvantaged background from the surrounding areas to a free education. Several sessions took place on the roof of the school. India in January is quite mild, perfect conditions for Meditation. We engaged in several 10 minute Meditations focused on the breathing. The children are aged between 6-10 and they respond positively to the Meditations. Contrary to what people believe about India many people do not Meditate. None of these children had the opportunity to Meditate before. Nevertheless they sat quietly and still and absorbed into the meditation. Here is a picture after one of the sessions. Children in India are used to sitting on the floor so they had no problem sitting in...

Institute of Education – Meditation in Schools Workshop

Excited to announce the next Meditation in Schools workshop will be at the Institute of Education in Central London – more information on Facebook here.

Meditation in Schools – Creating Mind Space with a group of 16 year old students

How do you create mind space?

Upcoming Meditation in Schools Meet Up in London

This week sees the first live event in London. There is a Facebook Page that you can join here. Here are more details about this event. It will be a great opportunity for Londoners to find out more about the project. Many people have traveled North to the Midlands for workshops over the years, now we are coming to you.  I ts the first of it kind and I am really looking forward to it. Best wishes Adam