Classes for Teens

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Mindfulness Classes for Teens

Starting in August we will be offering 8-week Mindfulness Courses for Teens (aged 11-18), following the .b Curriculum [pronounced dot-be].

.b is an 10-week course for young people aged 11-18, delivered in the classroom or in small groups.

.b has primarily been designed for use in the classroom with what we would call ‘conscript’ audiences for 11-18 year olds, although it can also be used equally effectively in other settings.

At the most simple level .b is an awareness-raising exercise to give all students a taste of mindfulness so that they know about it and can return to it later in life if they choose to do so. However, for many pupils the course can lead to immediate and striking results: they feel happier, calmer and more fulfilled; they can concentrate better; they have a toolkit to deal with stress and anxiety.

Mindfulness training for teens can help to:

  • To experience greater well-being (e.g. feel happier, calmer, more fulfilled)
  • To fulfill their potential and pursue their own goals e.g. be more creative, more relaxed, academically, personally
  • To improve their concentration and focus, in classes, in exams and tests, on the sports field, when playing games, when paying attention and listening to others
  • To work with difficult mental states such as depressive, ruminative and anxious thoughts and low moods
  • To cope with the everyday stresses and strains of adolescent life such as exams, relationships, sleep problems, family issues

To learn more about the .b Curriculum, please visit: www.mindfulnessinschools.org.