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Wildmind Meditation News

Apr 12, 2011

Meditation and yoga classes ‘improves grades’ of primary school pupils

Mail Online: Council’s wellbeing consultant insists classes are ‘not just some hippy idea’ and aid concentration.

Lying down in a circle may seem like a rather unusual way to run a lesson, but teachers say meditation and yoga has helped hundreds of primary school pupils to improve their grades.

The nine to 11-year-olds are taught to ‘channel their energy’ once a week in a class that focuses on relaxation and breathing techniques

During the one hour sessions pupils from across Essex are also taught a series of beginner yoga positions designed to improve their mental health and well-being.

Teachers involved in the trial scheme have reported significant improvements in the concentration and grades of their pupils as a result of the classes.

Dave Read, 52, …

Wildmind Meditation News

Jan 07, 2004

Buddhist’s battle to meditate (BBC)

A Buddhist from Essex was forced to apply for planning permission to meditate in his own patch of woodland. Read more