Be Still offers practical, evidence-based mindfulness training to schools, providing a range of positive outcomes for teachers and students.
Developing mindful awareness can reduce stress, alleviate burnout, cultivate emotional resilience and self-compassion.
Results from an 8 week course showed teachers experienced numerous long-term benefits both inside and outside the classroom. We offer workshops and a range of courses to suit your needs.
“This has completely changed the way I am, with the children I work with. I’m busy but not stressed any more. “ Teacher, 8 week course
“Outstanding course! Reminds you to be kind to yourself and take yourself to a wellbeing place. Enjoying the breath and mindful eating. Enjoyed every part of this course. “ Teacher, 8 week course
Our MBSR Teachers course is linked with the Australian Curriculum and accepted as Recommended Prior Learning for courses offered by Mind with Heart and Mindful Educators Essentials. We also support teachers with on-going mentoring so they are equipped to deliver mindfulness to students.
Mindfulness training helps to develop greater focus, attention, social-emotional skills and confidence.
Our student programs use developmentally appropriate language and equip students to :
- improve concentration and focus in class and in sport
- self-regulate, manage difficult emotions and moods
- manage stress, anxiety and the pressure of exams
- increase optimism and gain confidence
“The course made me more aware of myself and others in everyday relationships. Great instructor thank you! It was something to look forward to, time for yourself and to share with others. Teacher, 8 week course
“It helped me re-evaluate my own wellbeing and life. It helped me learn to deal with stress in the classroom. I really enjoyed it. I felt very calm and peaceful. Teacher, 8 week course
“If I am confronted by negativity I remain calm and don’t allow others to change my emotions. Don’t sweat the small stuff. I loved it and floated home every Thursday, like I didn’t have a worry in the world. Teacher, 8 week course
“I learned… time management, positivity and managing stress. The course was uplifting and my skills for coping with stress and situations have become developed and refined. Teacher, 8 week course
“The course helped me take a step back, put yourself in the other person’s shoes and breathe. To listen, be calm and not judge. Teacher, 8 week course
“This is the first time someone has addressed our stress and it’s made a difference to us. Teacher, 8 week course
“Really loved the course, such a privilege to be able to participate” – Teacher, 8 week course
Contact Lydia to discuss how we can bring the benefits of mindfulness to your school with our programs for teachers and students.