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Beginner's Mindfulness for Teenage Boys

Beginner's Mindfulness for Teenage Boys

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  • Tue 9 Oct ’18, 2:30pm – 4:00pm


No 5 George St, 5 George Street, Timaru


All Ages

Mindfulness Course for boys this School Holidays!

Increase Sports performance?
Manage stress and anxiety levels?
Manage pressures of 'teenage hood'- exams, friends, part-time jobs, sports, friends & relationships!
Increase self awareness?
Increase Emotional intelligence?
Increase compassion with yourself and others around you?

Did you say yes to any of the above?
Then Join Certified Life Coach and Ovio Accredited Mindfulness teacher, Tenika Reihana for a Beginners Mindfulness Course just for teenage boys!

You will learn how to use powerful mindfulness exercises to manage stress and emotional reactivity and connect skillfully with yourself others and the community.

Mindfulness has also been shown to help with a number of health concerns, to repair sleep and enhance energy levels.

'Mindfulness is a simple but powerful tool for awakening the wisdom that is already inside you. It can help you handle stressful situations and transform difficult relationships. With mindfulness, you can free yourself from those troublesome thoughts about the past or the future, becoming more present in the "here and now".'

What is unique about this workshop:
- Grounded everyday life examples used.
- Evidence-based and practical.
- Non-religious Ongoing support available.
- Fun and relaxed.

What’s included in the course?
(3x sessions rolled into 1- Keeping it short and simple... just the way teenage boys like it!)

Session One: Intention and Motivation
What is Mindfulness?
- Secrets of the mind unveiled
- The truth about multitasking
- Mindful body scan exercise
- Discussion

Session Two: a Calm Clear Mind
- Managing stress
- Engaging fully in life
- Dealing with difficult emotions
- Mindful breathing exercise
- Discussion

Session Three: Relating to Others
- Communication
- Empathy and compassion
- Mindfulness exercise
- Integration and change
- Discussion

Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. Who should attend?
A. This beginner course is aimed at teenage boys aged from13years to 17years.

Q. Will I just be sitting and meditating?
A. No at all! The guided Mindfulness breathing exercises make up 10mins of each session and we sit in chairs.

Here is a short clip of youth and young adults discussing their experiences practicing mindfulness, and how mindfulness has benefited different aspects of their lives. The video also features youth practicing mindfulness, and includes insights from a health professional and mindfulness teacher.

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