Stress reduction for middle school students

60 minute stress reduction workshop* or

3-week Intro to mindfulness based stress reduction for grades 7 and 8* featuring “The Four Agreements”, by Don Miguel Ruiz

Teaching self-awareness to lower anxiety in dealing with the pressures of school work, social pressures and social media. Students will learn and practice tools to cope with stress and social/test anxiety.

*Curriculum available upon request

Topics include
  • Individual identities, self
  • Awareness of who they are and what kind of person they want to be
  •  Healthy habits and healthy relationships
  • Social pressure
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Coping tools for stress and anxiety

  • Increase self-awareness
  •  Increase positive social skills 
  • Healthy habits and healthy relationships
  • Self-compassion and compassion for others
  • Lower anxiety and depression
  • Reduce stress reactivity 
  • Increase health and wellbeing (manage social pressures, school work and social media)
  • Increase imagination, joy in preteen-teen years


Stress reduction for middle school teachers

Learning tools to lower stress, bringing joy and curiosity into their classroom, managing classroom in a positive and effective way (Intro to mindfulness tool Chime Out) and creating a safe and nurturing environment for themselves and students.

Topics include
  • Chime Out curriculum
  • Lowering stress and stress reactivity
  • Cultivating curiosity and kindness
  • Improving interpersonal relationships 
  • Cultivating compassion for themselves and their students

  • Increase joy, curiosity and learning in the classroom
  • Invite new style of positive classroom management
  • Improved classroom culture
  • Improved communication and interpersonal relationships with students, staff and parents
  • Lower stress in teachers and bring joy to teaching
  • Increase wellbeing and positivity in teachers and bring that attitude to school