Mindful & Well Education
2020 Summer Course
Tuesdays and Thursdays
JUNE 29TH - JULY 30TH
10am - 2pm
Open to ages 8-18
(separated into different age groupings)
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In the Mindful & Well program, we practice...
The goal of the program is to help students achieve wellness of the mind and body-- and to have fun in the process!
We incorporate yoga, hiking, meditation, games and activities, discussion, and journaling. Each day's activities revolve around a theme, such as gratitude or compassion. Students have plenty of social time to have fun, be active, and just be kids-- while also benefitting from the introspection of meditation and journaling.
Tuesdays and Every Other Thursday
Yoga & Mindfulness Practice
10am - 11:15am
Activities on Topic of the Day (ie. Gratitude)
11:15am - 12:15pm
Discussion on Topic of the Day
Mindful Reflection (Journaling) on Topic of the Day
Closing Mindfulness Practices
1:40pm - 2pm
Every Other Thursday
Guided Instruction on Topic of the Day (ie. Mind-Body Connection)
10am - 10:30am
Transportation to Nature Reserve
Hiking and Mindfulness Practice in Nature
Lunch Break & Discussion on Topic of the Day
Hike Back to Car, Drive Back
12:30pm - 2pm
Who can benefit from the
Mindful & Well Summer Program?
The short answer: every child and teen!
This program is an especially great fit for children and teens who experience:
Overwhelm with academic or extracurricular demands
Anxiety or depression
Difficulty maintaining good grades
Overwork from high achievement
Physical tension or discomfort
Addiction to electronic devices and/or social media
Issues with body image
Bullying or harassment from peers
Unhealthy eating habits or relationship with exercise
High emotional or environmental sensitivity
Difficulty with appropriate social responses
Stagnation in achieving personal or academic goals
Difficulty being still or relaxing, i.e. overactive or “high-strung”
A lack of purpose or connection to the world around them
Trouble regulating emotions
A tendency to feel guilt or shame, or to be too hard on themselves
...and children and teens who are well and thriving and just need a fun, relaxing way to spend their summer!
Every child's experience in the Mindful & Well program is individual, and personalized according to their needs. Please don't hesitate to contact me (Emily) to discuss specific needs for your child.
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Mindful & Well
2020 Summer Program
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About Mindful & Well Education
Hi! I’m Emily Listmann. I created Mindful & Well because as a teacher, I was
acutely aware of the toxic levels of
stress, anxiety, and depression
faced by youth, parents, and
educators. I wanted to provide
students with an antidote to these
negative feelings. In the Mindful &
Well program, students learn to replace harmful habits and emotions with strategies for self-care and positive relationships. This positive mind state is the foundation of all learning: academic, social-emotional, and intuitive.