Mindfulness workshop resources


On April 13, 206, the PAC organized a Mindfulness For Parents workshop for our school.

The presenter, Stephanie Curran, has provided a list of resources and links below that were mentioned during the workshop.

If you would like further information you can contact Stephanie:

Stephanie Curran, R.TCM.P, FABORM
Clinical Director, Elements of Health Centre
Practitioner of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine




Mindfulness Resources for Parents – handout

SJD – slides for parents



– Hand model of the brain by Dan Siegal (and here is a link to share with children)

– Just Breathe with kindergarten kids

– google lecture (1hr) by Chris McKenna (Mindful Schools) called “Mindfulness, Neurobiology and Children” (we watched from 11:58 – 28:18 but the entire hour is fabulous)

– TEDtalk (19min) by Kristin Neff called “The space between self-esteem and self-compassion”

– How mindfulness empowers us (2min video – good for adults AND kids)


Community resources for mindfulness practice

– Art of Living Mindfully (MSP funded program)

– MBSR – with instructor Patricia Galaczy

– Mindful Mamas (weekly meditation group with me – registration is now open for the spring session Apr-June). Click here to join my FB page (moms AND dads welcome), I post interesting mindfulness and parenting articles



How to create a glitter jar for kids

Six reasons you’d be happier if you stop saying busy



– www.heartmindonline.org  (lots of resources for kids, educators and parents)

– www.mindfulschools.org (great listing of books and audio)
Story books for children (these are some favourites in our house)

– Your fantastic elastic brain

– What does it mean to be present?

– The happiest tree

– Mindful monkey happy panda

– Zen shorts

– The Three questions

– I’m in charge of celebrations

– The other way to listen

* lots more listed on the Mindful Schools website