Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Kids need downtime





Perth finds peace of mindfulness with growing popularity of meditation in WA

From Perth now

BY VETTI KAKULAS

"...CPS principal Anne Fraser said the 550 students at her primary school “loved” mindfulness meditation.

All staff were taught the practice.

“Kids aren’t getting a lot of downtime,” Ms Fraser said.

“We found that being able to take a few minutes out of the day to clear your mind, concentrate on relaxing

your body and put a smile on your mind was beneficial.

“The kids say it’s great to have those moments to just relax and it helps them prepare for their afternoon

lessons.”...  read it all

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