Parent and Professional Workshops

October 12, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Parent and Professional Workshops
Ann Hollar, M.Ed.
Mindfulness 101 for Teens
Sundays from 4:00-5:15pm  »  CCFW

Registration required. Please register here by Sunday, October 5, 2014. 

Is your teen driven to distraction? Overwhelmed with keeping up socially on-line and off? Stressed about homework? Caught up in negative thinking? In this six week course we will touch on many aspects of mindfulness that will help your teen navigate these exciting and complex high school years. This course is intended for high school aged teenagers (14-19 years old). Class size will range between 10 and 20 students. 

Class Schedule

Week 1 October 12: Brain, Body, Breath - Understanding the basics

Week 2 October 19: Home Sweet Home - Creating a sense of ease within ourselves

Week 3 October 26: Driven to Distraction - Learning how to focus attention

Week 4 November 2: Making Sense of your Senses - Slowing down and noticing

Week 5 November 9: Riding the Storm - Being with, not thrown, by strong emotions

Week 6 November 16: Giving Thanks - The power of gratitude and kindness

Ann Hollar is a mindfulness instructor in Seattle. She has a M. Ed from the University of Washington, focusing her thesis on “Mindfulness in Education:  The Secular Intersection of Buddhism and Neuroscience.” She currently teaches mindfulness to students in both public and private elementary, middle and high schools. She has been trained in both the MindUp and Mindful Schools curricula and has recently completed Mindful Schools Year-Long Instructor Certification Program. Her personal integration of mindfulness is constantly being kept alive via interactions with her three tween and teenaged boys.