40 hour MindfulMovement4Kids Training – Children’s Mindfulness and Meditation Course

Online or In-person training - Ages 3 – 12

In today’s rush, we all think too much, seek too much, want too much, and forget about the joy of just being.” – Eckhart Tolle

Online or In-person training

In today’s rush, we all think too much, seek too much, want too much, and forget about the joy of just being.” – Eckhart Tolle

Mindfulness can help children understand complex emotions and their physical manifestations in our body. The awareness helps us to understand that we are not our emotions. We are separate from our emotions. This helps children to recognise and regulate.  For children, emotions can be overwhelming and all-consuming at times. Mindfulness gives a child the space needed to respond consciously to a challenging situation instead of simply reacting automatically.

Mindfulness is a very effective response to stress and enhances children’s  “executive function”. This is the neurological process used to make decisions, manage time, organise tasks and set priorities. Mindfulness improves clarity of thought and the ability to make better decisions. The focused awareness practised in mindfulness helps children improve their ability to pay attention and in turn helps to improve their memory.

All children can benefit from learning to focus their attention, becoming less reactive, and more compassionate with themselves and others.

Live Stream

4 Days  Training

32 hours live (8 hours Homework)
Forms part of the 100 hour Children’s Yoga Teacher Training

Overview of MindfulMovement4Kids Training : Course Content – What you Will Learn

In summation, this MindfulMovement4Kids Workshop will cover:
  • Tapping into your inner-child.
  • Techniques to practice meditation and to integrate mindfulness into your daily
  • Neuroscience on mindfulness and how it affects the
  • Strategies for acknowledging, accepting and navigating intense
  • The role mindfulness plays in communication, connection, and
  • Practices that cultivate positive states of mind like gratitude, kindness, joy, and
  • Strategies and support for developing a regular “sitting”
  • How to integrate all of the above in a fun and creative practice for children

Six Areas of Mindfulness

During the workshop we’ll explore six key aspects of mindfulness briefly described below. Area 1: Mindfulness : Breath Exploring the motivation for mindfulness practice. Focus is on:
  • Mindfulness and Breathing:
  • Practice: Breath work
  • Application: Self-regulation and the pre-frontal
Area 2: Mindfulness : Body Importance of feeling the body (the embodied nervous system). Focus is on:
  • Body scan and mindful
  • Daily consciousness and awareness of the
  • Mindfulness as an exploration of being
Area 3: Mindfulness :  Emotions, neurobiology and thoughts. Focus here is on:
  • Feeling emotions in the
  • Working with emotional
  • Awareness and self-regulation of the

Area 4: Mindfulness of the Heart

Cultivating gratitude and kindness practice. Focus here is on:

  • Living fully and in the
  • Self-compassion.
  • Inner critic silence and

Area 5: Interpersonal Mindfulness

Bringing mindfulness into our daily interactions with others and our environment. Focus here is on:

  • Meaningful
  • Our habits of
  • Brain


Area 6: Daily Mindfulness

Weaving mindfulness into every aspect of our lives with frequency and consistency. Focus here is on:

  • What, why and when we eat and drink
  • Maintaining daily practices that improve being in the
  • Exploring and understanding the benefits of applied

40 hour MindfulMovement4Kids Training







Online or






Mindfulness and Meditation Training Online


Four Day Workshop

32 hours

8 Hours

R 5 500.00




Accredited 40 Hour Course


R 5 500.00

300 GBP




  • a Comprehensive Mindfulness and Meditation Training Manual
  • Mindfulness Certificate
  • Resource Pack
  • Invitation to Join Yoga Alliance and Yoga Teachers Fellowship

Course Instructors: Suzie Manson (SYT) and Janine Syme (YT)

40 hour MindfulMovement4Kids Training

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