MINDFUL MINIS




Our Saturday Mindful Minis feature is designed for you children, parents, caregivers and educators to enjoy mindfulness, relaxation and creative exercises designed especially for children.


MEET THE TEACHERS


Here we showcase a few of our teachers from 2019. Look out for our 2020 teachers coming soon...

Senior Yoga Teacher & Founder
Enchanted Wonders Ltd

"Elevating children’s creativity and self-expression through family yoga"

Founder
Project Yogi

"Mindful Kids"

Founder
Calm For Kids

"Mindfulness for Parents"

Mindfulness Teacher and Course Developer
MindfulnessUK Teacher Training Centre


International Yoga Teacher
Rainbow Yoga


CEO and Founder
Sketch Better
Author and Mindfulness Teacher
Be Here Breathe

"Mindfulness for Children - Helping your child to be calm and content from breakfast till bedtime"

Sleep Expert
thesleepsite.co.uk

"Teaching Children How To Sleep – For families and Education"

Author, Children’s & Teenagers Yoga Teacher
Magnificent Me Magnificent You
Producer
Street Wisdom

"Try Street Wisdom – A Global Movement to Discover Mindfulness on Your Doorstep" 

&

"Street Wisdom for Kids– A Hunt for the Mindfulness All Around Us"

Creator of Bedtime Box
A Thoughtful Place To Be

"Exploring ways to make connections with our children at bedtime"

Founder
Brilliant Beings

"Family Mindful Photography Taster Workshop"


MINDFUL ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN

PLAYFUL MINDFULNESS

Fun interactive classes helping children connect their mind to their body

CREATIVITY & SELF-EXPRESSION

Encourage and stimulate children’s creativity with fun and playful sessions for the whole family

YOGA FOR KIDS

Movement and activity to boost confidence, self-esteem and overall mood

STREET WISDOM FOR MINIS

Learning to pay attention through walking and wandering

AN EXPLOSION OF SENSES

Free balloons, tasting, touching, smelling - a sensory explosion throughout our Zen Market

TIME TO SLEEP

Techniques, relaxation exercises and products to help children sleep


MEET THE EXHIBITORS



RELATED ARTICLES


HOW DOES THE MAGIC OF YOGA UNFOLD CHILDREN'S CREATIVITY?
HOW DOES THE MAGIC OF YOGA UNFOLD CHILDREN'S CREATIVITY?

Most child-development theories view young children as highly creative, however, this high level of creativity is not necessarily maintained throughout childhood and into adulthoodSo, here are 5 simple steps, from Ayala Homossany, to explore as you share yoga with children how to support their creativity and nourish that magic in them...

EASY MINDFULNESS FOR CHILDREN by Project Yogi


Thanks to one of our exhibitors, Project Yogi, for giving us this lovely short exercise that can be made into a game to help teach primary aged children mindfulness. 

MINDFUL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR FAMILIES with Brilliant Beings



If we want our children to grow into mindful habits as quickly as they grow out of their clothes, I believe that the best thing we can do for them is to model being mindful when, where and how ever we can.

MINDFULNESS ACTIVITY FOR BEDTIME... 5 HAPPY WISHES



How is the bedtime routine been impacted for you, over the holiday period? If things haven't been quite normal over this hot Summer, why not try this mindfulness activity for bedtime, by Christiane Kerr founder of Calm for Kids.

MEDITATION & MUDRAS BY DAWATTIE BASDEO


Meditation has been practised for centuries. It provides space to still the mind and let go of thoughts, constraints, perceptions that crowd our mind.

Many individuals when practising meditation like to hold their hands in a mudra position.

What is a mudra you may ask and how can it impact a meditation practice for your children?
ENJOYING FAMILY CONVERSATION



This article from Kim Morgan, of Barefoot Coaching, one of our London exhibitors helps us appreciate the art of family conversation this Mother's Day.

FAMILIES, PARENTHOOD & COMMUNICATION - How mindfulness can bring love and understanding


This article from Vari McLuskie who writes on behalf of our sponsors, Community of Interbeing, considers how parenthood and being part of a family can be the most meaningful, joyful and challenging parts of our life. Vari looks at how mindfulness can help with communication, bringing love and understanding.

CREATING CALM CONFIDENT KIDS IN CHAOTIC TIMES


Find out more about a range of techniques and classes to help children relax and become confident in themselves...

ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS


We were delighted to work with the Mindfulness in Schools Project. Richard Burnett, co-founder and director of the organisation,  spoke at the Mindful Living Show in Manchester. In this short article, he gives us an insight into the benefits of mindfulness for children.

NEW BEGINNINGS - BACK TO SCHOOL


Jill Cox, Head of Development and Training at Living Mindfully, draws on her extensive experience in the education sector to explore the emotions that children go through when returning to or starting a new school and how a mindful approach can help support their journey.

SCHOOLS: HOW TO TEACH CHILDREN TO MANAGE DIFFICULTY & FLOURISH


We welcomed Richard Burnett, Co-founder and Director of Mindfulness in Schools Project, to our Manchester Event. Watch his Ted Talk for more information on his presentation or visit our library to view his seminar.

SCHOOLS SIGN UP TO MINDFULNESS

Mindfulness is being introduced into schools across the country, as more people realise the beneficial results it can have by integrating it into our lives from an early start. Read this Guardian article to find out more...

MINDFUL PARENTING - TESSA WATT

Tessa Watt, one of our 2017 speakers, introduces the concept of mindful parenting. She gives us the benefit of her expertise on mindful parenting and helps answer some questions about how we can develop mindfulness in the family environment.