This is our very first practice. Noticing and counting how many breaths in and then noticing both the in breath and the out breath. Here we are just beginning to pay attention to the breath and noticing when the mind wanders away, over and over again.
The three step breathing space is a mini meditation allowing us to integrate our mindfulness into everyday life. This practice is also a ‘breathing space’ when we are in a crisis situation.
In this practice we ground our attention in the breath & sensations in the body before widening out to notice sounds...coming and going along with our tendency to label sound. Before shifting attention to our thoughts, noticing how they are like sound...coming & going forever changing.
For upper years of Primary School - this practice invites us to pay attention to how sounds come and go, how we can open to just listening to sounds inside and outside the room and our bodies. Then we shift to attention to thoughts...and see our thoughts like traffic and like sounds coming & going.
This is a beautiful and nourishing practice and many studies have shown that being compassionate to others brings many health benefits. Enjoy...
A gentle practice where the children can learn how it feels to be kind and friendly towards others, and of course themselves.
Available when undertaking the M.L.:M.T. course with Cercall.