Mindful Moments in the Classroom

Mindful Moments in the Classroom

Mindful Moments in the Classroom

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  • Introduction to my personal experience of mindful living since 2006
  • Introduction to my work with teachers and classrooms since 2010
  • Why mindful moments work in the classroom
  • How and when they can be used optimally
  • I will guide participants through children’s practices
  • Q&A

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Understand how mindful moments work and how they can be used
  • Have a tangible experience of a variety of guided children’s practices
  • Be familiar with using the simple techniques experienced
  • Receive access to free guided practices for personal practice
  • Receive a handout with tips to help support their classroom practice

Facilitator: Derval Dunfort 

A pioneer in Ireland in creative wellbeing, Derval has been creating, designing and teaching since 2006 and has supported 35,000 people. She is part of a team commissioned in May 2022 by HSE, Irish Hospice Foundation and Creative Ireland to support HSE staff. Since 2021 she has been assisting on trauma-sensitive breathwork programmes with renowned US psychiatrists Gerbarg & Brown. Derval has worked with HSE staff in Mayo, Roscommon and Galway CNME, and Mayo Mental Health since 2010. In 2011 she co-created Ireland’s first EPV mindfulness course for teachers, with over 10,000 participants to date. Derval has presented at many National Education conferences. As a social entrepreneur Derval has dedicated a lot of time to supporting and nourishing adults and children. Her practices are evidence-based and/or research-based. Since 2020 reflection and expression through artwork have been an integral part her wellness programmes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WoCRBw0aUU

MBSR (Mindfulness-Based-Stress-Reduction) teacher

- UMASS Breathwork teacher

- Breath-Body-Mind

– Doctors Gerbarg & Brown, Breath Mastery

- Dan Brule Yoga Nidra Meditation teacher

– Yoga Nidra Network – Dr. Uma Dinsmore-Tuli HeartMath Coach

– HeartMath UK Counselling Skills

– NUI Maynooth Registered Visual Artist

– VAI Ireland

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Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 08-12-2022 5:30 pm
Course End Date / Time 08-12-2022 6:30 pm
Capacity 100
Cut off date 08-12-2022 6:20 pm
Fee Free
Select Hours 1
Speaker Derval Dunfort
Location Online Course
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