We all want to give our children the best start in life and meditation is a gift that will keep on giving to them whether it's as toddlers or as teenagers. Teaching children simple meditation practices brings incredible benefits, from relieving shyness, anxiety and impatience to boosting focus, self-esteem and creativity.
Meditation is one of the best tools parents, carers or teachers can offer to help them cope with the rising levels of stress experienced by children and teenagers today. This practical and comprehensive guide to teaching it to children is a must-have.
- A wide range of easy-to- follow and effective meditation exercises
- Techniques for teaching children of different ages (from 5 upwards)
- Advice for helping even the most reluctant child learn to meditate
- Case studies revealing the power of meditation in children's livesÃ� at home, at school and with friends
The late Professor David Fontana was a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and his many books, which include the bestselling Learn to Meditate, have been translated into more than 25 languages. He held a professorship at Liverpool John Moores University and was a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Cardiff University. Ingrid Slack is an experienced teacher of young children, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a chartered counselling psychologist and a workshop leader.