Heartful Schools

Our Approach

The Heartfulness Institute offers a rich variety of simple relaxation and meditation solutions to help us solve our problems and the best we can possibly be in all walks of life. Whether a teacher or an administrator, a student of science or art we can all pursue the path of fulfillment, excellence and perfection.

Our programs are designed for all schools and focus on giving simple and practical techniques to nurture individual well-being and balanced living. They are available for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds from ages 6 onwards, regardless of acaemic ability, and is offered completely free of charge by trained Heartfulness volunteers. The techniques can be easily integrated into a student's daily routine, and school schedule without any disruption.

Our Programs

Heartfulness programs can range from a single workshop to a series of workshops, providing a deeper understanding of meditation Ongoing support is available from Heartfulness trainers.

Elementary School Students

Middle School Students

High School Students

Administrators and Staff

Parents

Train the Trainers

Benefits of Heartfulness programs in Schools

  • Teachers and students will be better equipped to deal with everyday issues
  • Develops a heart based, nuturing environment
  • The atmosphere in the school changes for the better
  • Less time spent on behaviour management of students, more time for quality teaching
  • Decision-making skills improve over time
  • Promote excellence, as people learn to put their hearts into whatever they do and feel more fulfilled
  • The school becomes a more cohesive unit
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Elementary School Students

Programs

  • 1-Day Introduction to Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation 
  • 7-Day Tuning into your Heart: Happiness and Love 

The program ‘Tuning into your Heart: Happiness and Love’ looks into the following:

  • 1-Day Introduction to Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation 
  • 7-Day Tuning into your Heart: Happiness and Love 
  • Happiness
  • Fostering positivity
  • Sleep and rest well 
  • Art of love

Middle School Students

Programs

  • 1-Day Introduction to Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation 
  • 7-Week Tuning into your Heart: Self-Reflection and Integration

The program ‘Tuning into your Heart: Self-Reflection and Integration’ looks into the following:

  • Individual meditation and relaxation
  • Self-Observation- PEMS Journal writing- Diving into our heart
  • Tuning into your heart to make decisions
  • Positivity: inside and outside to build healthier relationships
  • Sleep and rest well 
  • Art of silence

High School Students

Benefits

  • Develop a secure sense of Self
  • Enjoy the process of enquiry and problem solving, taking on life’s challenges with courage and confidence
  • Develop academic dilligence, maturity towards study and work, and focus on quality and excellence
  • Develop ability to introspect and reflect, through the practice of silent relaxation, meditation and self-observation
  • Develop empathy, giving of their time and talents for the common good
  • Be guided by the heart in making constructive choices for their own growth
  • Develop self-acceptance and confidence that they are capable contributors to society
  • Fosters creative and valuable thinking

Program
Each class is 30-45 min

  • 1-Day Introduction to Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation 
  • 3-Day Tuning into your Heart: Diving into Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation 
  • 7-Week Tuning into your Heart: Conscious Living 
  • 15-Week Tuning into your Heart: Conscious Living 

The program ‘Tuning into your Heart: Self-Reflection and Integration’ looks into the following:

  • Individual meditation and relaxation
  • Self-Observation- PEMS Journal writing- Diving into our heart 
  • Tuning into your heart to make decisions
  • Positivity: inside and outside to build healthier relationships
  • Sleep and rest well
  • Art of silence

Administrators and Staff

Benefits

  • Work more effectively and efficiently
  • Become better role models for students
  • Develop clarity in decision-making
  • Notice improved teamwork and communication
  • Have increased empathy, tolerance and patience with colleagues, students and family members
  • Respect and nurture the individual genius in each student, so that they are able to blossom and contribute to society
  • Support students in discovering how to be good citizens with positive values, to communicate effectively and behave constructively

Duration 30-45 min

  • 1-Day Introduction to Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation 
  • 3-Day Tuning into your Heart: Diving into Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation 
  • 7-Week Tuning into your Heart: Train the Trainers 
  • 15-Week Tuning into your Heart: Train the Trainers

The program ‘Tuning into your Heart: Train the trainers’ looks into the following:

  • What is meditation? Why is there a focus on the HEART?
  • Why should I meditate?
  • Tuning into your heart to make decisions
  • Experiencing Heartfulness relaxation, meditation and rejuvenation
  • How to integrate relaxation and meditation into your daily routine?

Parents

Benefits

  • Notice the positive contribution to family life
  • See changes in students’ behavior at home, e.g. using time wisely, making wise choices, becoming more helpful
  • Increases happiness and promotes healthier relationships

Train the Trainers

Heartfulness has champion and trainer programs that work with your schools administrators, teachers and student volunteer to “train the trainers” to lead ongoing relaxation and meditation sessions.

Benefits of Heartfulness Programs in Schools

  • Teacher and students will be better equipped to deal with everyday issues
  • Develops a heart based, nurturing environment
  • The atmosphere in the school changes for the better
  • Less time spent on behavior management for students, more time for quality teaching
  • Decision making skills improve over time
  • Promote excellence, as most people learn to put their hearts into whatever they do and feel more fulfilled
  • The school becomes a more cohesive unit