Mindfulness

At St. Anne's we practice mindfulness for 15 minutes at the same time each day. Children engage in relaxation techniques, such as mindful colouring, meditation, yoga and belly breathing.

Benefits for our children in the classroom include:

  • Calms the mind
  • Calms the body
  • Increases focus and attention
  • Increases ability to learn
  • Less reactive behaviours
  • Develops self awareness
  • Ability to tune into their own emotions
  • Lessens anxiety and stress
  • Learn how to manage their emotions
  • Learn a life long coping skill



Grade 1/2H enjoying stretching to "Cosmic Kids"