SRE Workshop: Building Mindfulness in the Primary Classroom

Children meditatingThe Buddhist Council of NSW will conduct an in-service training for Buddhist SRE teachers on Saturday 3 August at the Healing Breath Centre, Blaxland.

Take a day to nurture your own mindfulness practice while learning new age-appropriate activities with Sister Emerald in the Lower Blue Mountains.

11:00: Walking Meditation to settle in
11:30: Healing Breath Qigong to release stress
12:00: Vegetarian Light Lunch

01:00: Classroom Activities Workshop to connect:
– Pebble Meditation
– Mindfulness Activities
year round activities to build connections between family, friends & others
3:00 – Conclusion

About our presenter
Sister Emerald is a teacher in the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. She received full ordination in 1996 at Plum Village in France. Following that, she traveled around the world with her teacher helping to organize, leading group sharing, giving consultations and sometimes leading childrens activities. She adds to this her early experience in the US as a youth leader in the Buddhist Youth Association. Her base was in Plum Village France until arriving in Sydney in 2005.

Recently Sister Emerald has been planning a program of mindfulness activities for children to encompass the school year targeting the primary stage groups.

About the Healing Breath Centre
The Centre practices mindfulness meditation in the Plum Village tradition, healthy eating and Healing Breath Qigong to support holistic well-being. Their life style and teaching focuses on self-care for a healthy life in body and mind and self-healing without relying on western or eastern treatments.

Saturday, 3 August ’19 11am – 3pm
Healing Breath Centre – 43 Bridge Road, Blaxland NSW 2774
45 spaces available
Bookings online at BookWhen