Calm Mind, Joyful Heart: Mindfulness for Tweens (Ages 9 – 12 years)

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:
Our Seeds of Happiness Children’s Meditation Program teaches basic meditation techniques, with a focus on the cultivation of a loving and kind attitude. We base our program on “universal ethics” or aspects of positive character valued by all faiths: kindness, compassion, patience, generosity, self-control, and love.

While children participate in mindfulness practices and activities downstairs, parents are invited to join Kushok in the shrine room for meditation instruction and practice as well as advice on how to be a mindful and compassionate parent.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
– Children ages 9 – 12 years and their parent(s)/guardian(s)
– All faiths welcome
– New and returning students welcome
– No meditation experience necessary

INSTRUCTOR:
Children’s meditation courses are co-led by our Spiritual Director Kushok Lobsang Dhamchöe and Gillian Patton. Gillian is a teacher (B.Sc, B.Ed), mother of 3, and student of Kushok Lobsang Dhamchoe since 2007. Gillian is passionate about equipping children with the skills and understanding they need to be compassionate, ethical, and successful.

COURSE DATES:
Course runs on Saturdays March 16-April 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

COURSE FEE:
Your investment is $25 per child for 5 weeks.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
March 13, 2019

HOW TO REGISTER:
Register online by clicking register now button below (preferred). If you are unable to register online, please contact our office using the phone number or email listed below.

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WHAT TO BRING:
– All supplies are provided
– Cushions and chairs for meditation are provided

REFUND POLICY:
If you cannot attend the course, please contact the Gaden Samten Ling Office for details as soon as possible.

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Contact: Gaden Samten Ling Office
Email: info@gsl-ab.ca
Phone: 780-479-0014

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