So pleased to see how my kiddo’s elementary school uses mindfulness tools in the classroom! Here are some resources we’ll share at tonight’s forum:
Mindful Schools www.mindfulschools.org
Online courses ($) and articles (free) for interested individuals and professional educators.
Dr. Dan Siegel, the Mindsight Institute www.drdansiegel.com/
Books ($) and courses ($) on brain development in children and adolescents, mindfulness and neuroscience for children and adults.
Website includes many free audio, video, and print resources.
Center for Mindfulness, UMass Medical School www.umassmed.edu/cfm
Focus on research and training in the medical and health care fields.
Offers mindfulness training ($) for individuals as well as health professionals and educators.
Founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn and home of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) method.
Mindful Awareness Research Center, UCLA Health marc.ucla.edu
Research and training in the mental health field, including online courses ($) in English and Spanish.
Free guided meditations in English and Spanish.
Clases en linea en espanol UCLA marc.ucla.edu/spanish-programs
Article making the distinction between mindfulness and mindful parenting
NY Times article about research on mindfulness and brain function in children