Mindfulness Practice With Mandalas

Your Destination: Mandalas have been used for meditation in Eastern Cultures for centuries. Circular in shape and usually containing geometric patterns, they are ritualistic symbols of the universe in both Hinduism and Buddhism. Their often complex and intricate patterns also make them a great mindfulness tool. Travel Kit: plates, markers, …

Movement and Breathing Mindfulness Exercise

Your Destination: The purpose of breathing meditation is to calm the mind and develop inner peace. We can use breathing meditations alone or as a preliminary practice to reduce our distractions. Travel Kit: Yourself! On the Path:We started the class sitting in a circle, and all said “OM” together. “OM” is …

Making Glitter Jars to Practice Mindfulness

Your Destination: This activity can teach children how strong emotions can take hold, and how to find peace when these strong emotions feel overwhelming. This also helps them not letting their emotions cloud their thoughts. Travel Kit: Clear jar, water, glitter, glue, food coloring or paint. On the Path: Step …