Mindful Families

$50 plus booking fee
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The Mindful Family workshop will provide:

  • an understanding of the science and benefits of mindfulness and meditation.
  • tools to incorporate meditation and mindfulness strategies into your daily life.
  • an understanding of the benefits of a Mindful Family approach for children and parents.
  • opportunities to learn and experience key elements of a Mindful Family approach.
  • time to plan to integrate this knowledge into your daily life and into your interactions with your children.

What is Mindful Families about?

Mindful Families introduces the science behind mindfulness and meditation and allows participants to experience several tools and techniques they can apply directly to their daily life. The session also introduces key elements of Mindful Parenting and explores how these mindfulness tools can support parents and carers to be attuned to and responsive to their children’s needs with benefits to their children as well as themselves.

“A mindful parenting approach involves pausing so that you can be attuned to your child’s deeper needs (are they crying because they are hungry, sleepy, scared, or something else?), and respond to them in an appropriate and loving way.” Headspace, 2022

The program covers aspects such as:

BENEFITS OF MINDFULNESS FOR PARENTS

Emerging literature demonstrates parents who are more mindful experience:

  • Less stress
  • Improved quality of life
  • Improved sleep quality & vitality
  • Improved work-life balance
  • Improved relationship with their children
  • Improved self-compassion

"Mindful Parenting is the chance for you to do things with your child without having your attention drawn away from what is happening between the two of you right then and there." Australian Childhood Foundation, 2012

About Mindful Meditation Australia

MMA is a not-for-profit focused on improving the mental, emotional and physical wellbeing of all, through evidence-informed mindfulness and meditation programs.

We've made a difference to the lives of over 17,000 children, through 3,700 educators completing our training and over 5,000 taking part in our presentations.

Everything MMA delivers is subsidised through the generosity of its philanthropic founder, Kerry Harmanis.

Learn more about the positive impact MMA is making to the emotional well-being in the community at www.mindfulmeditationaustralia.org.au


Event FAQs

Do I need to bring my PDF ticket?

Yes, either have it digital or printed.

What is the dress code?

Casual

Event location and parking

This workshop is held at North Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club, 151 Marine Parade, Cottesloe. Free, all-day street parking is available. A public carpark is also nearby.

Accessibility

North Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club is a fully accessible venue.

Morning tea and lunch

Morning tea is included. Please advise if you have any dietary requirements when making your booking.

Cancellation Policy

If you can no longer attend this event after you have registered, please email admin@mindfulmeditationaustralia.org.au no later than one (1) week prior to the event to cancel.

If you register but fail to inform us that you can't attend on the day, you will be charged $20.00 to cover catering, facilitator and administration costs.

Have any questions?

Email david@mindfulmeditationaustralia.org.au



Date & Time
Date: 01/11/2022
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM AWST
Location
North Cottesloe SLSC 151 Marine Parade Cottesloe, WA 6011