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Deepen your practice and experience the inspiration of coming together as a mindful community on a five-day summer retreat at the beautiful Winston Lodge

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Free Sample Lesson

Learn about the Youth Mindfulness approach. Get lesson 5 from the Youth Mindfulness Kids Programme.

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Kids Programme

Learn about our 16 lesson mindfulness course for 7-11 year olds and how to make mindfulness fun, engaging and relevant for young children.

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Learn to teach

Learn to teach the Youth Mindfulness Kids Programme with our 5-day course – an in-depth learning experience enabling you to support 7-11 year-olds to develop their self-awareness, resilience and kindness.

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Upcoming Courses

Apply for one of our courses in 2018 and join a community of educators passionate about inspiring young minds.

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Everyone in the world should get mindfulness, everyone would be happy

- Primary 6 graduate of the Youth Mindfulness Kids Programme

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What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a way of training the mind to be present. It is a secular meditative practice, which involves paying attention to what is happening as it happens. As such, cultivating mindfulness results in greater self-awareness, and enables us to become more joyful, more empathic, and more resilient.

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The Science

In recent years the interest in mindfulness among the scientific community has grown exponentially, with leading researchers at institutions around the world - including Oxford, Cambridge, UCLA, Stanford, and Harvard - investigating the effects of mindfulness training.

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Meet the Team

Youth Mindfulness is a charity devoted to developing and delivering mindfulness programmes for children, adolescents and young adults. We believe that all young people have within themselves the capacity to be aware, kind, resilient and courageous, and that with the practice of mindfulness these strengths can be awakened and cultivated. Our team has over 40 years’ experience in practising mindfulness.


We’ve taught mindfulness to 1,000s of children and young people as well as 1,000s of adults. Drawing on various mindfulness traditions as well as the latest research in neuroscience and psychology, we seek to develop programmes that make a genuine difference in the lives of young people by adopting an approach that aims to be both fun and exciting, as well as meaningful and transformative.

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