Mindful Child, Mindful Parent: Mindful Games that Reduce Stress in Our Youth and Ourselves

  • Michigan League at the University of Michigan 911 North University, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

In this talk, Susan Kaiser Greenland, renowned author and teacher of mindfulness, will offer us information about true and tested mindfulness practices we can apply to help reduce stress in our children and cultivate the essential life skills of attention (A), emotional balance (B) and compassion (C). We will learn simple games and activities that we can integrate into our daily parenting routines to help our children learn these new “A, B, C”s and meet challenging situations more calmly. While initially designed for children, playing mindful games has been seen to have a transformative effect on adults and all relationships within the family. Following the formal presentation, we will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss how to further support the teaching and learning of mindfulness. Handouts will be provided. Books by the author will be available for purchase and signing. This talk is geared to parents or caregivers who have children of all ages and abilities. 

Susan Kaiser Greenland, originally from Michigan, lives in Los Angeles and has taught mindfulness to thousands of children, parents, and professionals around the world. She isthe author of The Mindful Child (Free Press, 2010) and Mindful Games (Shambhala, 2016) and developed the Inner Kids mindful awareness program, one of the first secular mindfulness programs in education for children. Research on the Inner Kids program has been published in the Journal of Applied School Psychology. Her website is www.susankaisergreenland.com

WHEN & WHERE

*NOTE: This talk will be held two times at the following locations:

Thursday evening, Oct 27, 2016
Groves Little Theater
20500 W. 13 Mile Rd
Beverly Hills, MI 48025

 

Saturday afternoon, Oct 29, 2016
Michigan League, University of Michigan
911 North University
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

 

FAQs

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact info@mc4me.org for any questions about this event or registration process

REGISTRATION

Tickets for this talk are offered as a donation to the Michigan Collaborative for Mindfulness in Education (MC4ME).  All donations are tax-deductable and help support training for youth and educators in mindfulness. To learn more about MC4ME, visit www.mc4me.org 

You may also register for the 1.5 day professional workshop that will be held on October 28-29 in Ann Arbor.