One-day courses in meditation for children and teenagers are held at the meditation centre and in Auckland a few times a year. Children’s courses are held for primary school students aged from 8 to 12 years and teenagers’ courses are held for high school students aged from 13 to 16 years.
During the courses the students learn Anapana meditation, which involves focusing on their own natural breath. The aim is to enable them to practise after the course for about ten minutes twice a day. This daily practice has been found to bring many benefits, including:
As they learn to calm and concentrate their minds, they also learn to gain mastery over their impulses and actions.
Original Youtube video here: Relaxing Sounds