Mindfulness in Schools: An Interview with Room To Breathe. {video} | Mindfulness Unbound | Scoop.it

"Mindfulness in Schools: An Interview with Room To Breathe.

 

 

Q1: How would you describe Room to Breathe to someone that hasn’t seen it?

A1: In the film, a Mindful Schools educator spends several months at San Francisco’s Marina Middle School, teaching mindfulness to a group of seventh grade students, many with incredible challenges.  Confronted by defiance during her initial sessions with them, the students ultimately begin to learn the technique and use it to take greater control over their lives.

Q2: What goals were in mind when making this film?

A2: The film’s goal is to convey the critical need to teach inward reflection in schools throughout the nation—specifically, teaching kids how to focus, manage their emotions and stress, as well as more skillfully resolve conflict."

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