Mindful Child, Mindful Parent with Susan Kaiser Greenland
In this talk, Susan Kaiser Greenland, renowned author and teacher of mindfulness, will offer us information about true and tested mindfulness practices we can apply to help reduce stress in our children and cultivate the essential life skills of attention (A), emotional balance (B) and compassion (C). We will learn simple games and activities that we can integrate into our daily parenting routines to help our children learn these new “A, B, C”s and meet challenging situations more calmly. While initially designed for children, playing mindful games has been seen to have a transformative effect on adults and all relationships within the family. Following the formal presentation, we will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss how to further support the teaching and learning of mindfulness. Handouts will be provided. Books by the author will be available for purchase and signing. This talk is geared to parents or caregivers who have children of all ages and abilities.
Susan Kaiser Greenland, originally from Michigan, lives in Los Angeles and has taught mindfulness to thousands of children, parents, and professionals around the world. She is the author of The Mindful Child (Free Press, 2010) and Mindful Games (Shambhala, 2016) and developed the Inner Kids mindful awareness program, one of the first secular mindfulness programs in education for children. Research on the Inner Kids program has been published in the Journal of Applied School Psychology. Her website is www.susankaisergreenland.com
NOTE: This talk will be held two times at the following locations:
Thursday evening Oct 27, 2016: Groves High School, Little Theater, 20500 W. 13 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills MI 48025
Saturday afternoon, Oct 29, 2016: Michigan League, University of Michigan, 911 North University, Ann Arbor, 48104
REGISTRATION: Tickets for this talk are offered as a donation to the Michigan Collaborative for Mindfulness in Education (MC4ME). All donations are tax-deductable and help support training for youth and educators in mindfulness. We are sorry we cannot offer refunds once your ticket is purchased.Ticket sales will end online 3 hours before the event is slated to begin. You may register at the door.
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You may also want to register for the 1.5 day professional workshop that will be held on October 28-29 in Ann Arbor.
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