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Description - How to Teach Meditation to Children by David Fontana

This is the classic guide to teachingchildren of different ages how to meditate, helping them deal with anxiety, shyness and depression, and improving concentration, creativity, emotional balance and self-confidence.

This is a new edition of the classic guide to teaching meditation to children - one of the first and still one of the best in terms of clarity, practicality and usability. Avoiding religious terminology, it's aimed at parents and teachers and explains techniques for working with children in different age groups (5 upward), offering a wide range of easy-to-follow and effective exercises. The book explains the benefits of meditation for children, from relieving shyness and anxiety to reducing aggression and impatience. Meditation has also proved helpful when treating asthma, insomnia and depression, and in boosting concentration, emotional balance and creativity. It is one of the best tools we can offer children to help them cope with pressures at home and at school. It gives even very young children power over their thinking and emotions through enhanced self-understanding and is incredibly valuable in helping adolescents to navigate the transition from childhood to adulthood. An attractive, friendly design highlights the exercises and case studies makes the book easy to navigate. The text has been updated for this new edition by parenting and meditation expert Amber Hatch, author of the bestsellingMindfulness for Parents,and she has also written a foreword.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781786780874
ISBN-10: 1786780879
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Watkins Publishing
Publisher: Watkins Media
Publish Date: 21-Sep-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Fontana

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.

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