Tuesday, 24 March 2015

School meditation club

From The Chicago Tribune

"With lighting provided only by a few candles and whatever sunlight filters its way through the windows, the scene seen twice a month in one Hinsdale Central classroom is not typical.

Participants spend much of their time during the after-school sessions lying down, with their eyes closed. And when the 45 minutes are over, everyone appears more relaxed.

It's all part of the first-year Meditation Club at Central, which was started by a few students who were provided a spark by club sponsor Stephanie Gose, a computer lab supervisor..."

"...Meditation is a stress reliever," Gose said. "School can be very stressful, and I want to make it as stress free as possible..."   Read it all

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