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Become an accredited mindfulness for children Practitioner


Embrace belonging, being and becoming through mindfulness and meditation. And learn how to link that to the Early Years Learning Framework, or School curriculums.

For your quality assurance this course has been accessed and accredited by two independent organizations: IMMA and Cpd Standards.

This course and the bonus programs can be used towards Teacher Identified PD (TIPD)

Mindfulness for Children

This course is awesome and created to be enjoyable and enlightening!

A perfect course for childcare educators, school teachers, therapists and people simply wanting to learn mindfulness and teach mindfulness.

Upon course completion you will receive an internationally accredited, through the International Mindfulness and Meditation Alliance (IMMA) as an  Internationally Accredited Mindfulness For Children Practitioner.

Designed to run part-time over 8 weeks. through online component and following along with a 60 page downloadable workbook. You will need 2 to 3 hours per week to complete the course. Self-paced if you need longer. Includes quizzes and practical assignments, with personalised feedback.

"Elizabeth Mulhane is an Institution in herself. Having deep knowledge about the Subject matter which is not so widely known but incredibly important. She is a Superhuman being and very helpful ."

Co-Founder & Director at WowKids Education

Here are the modules inside the course

Mindfulness and Wellbeing

Begin cultivating your own mind and practice as you learn the four foundations of mindfulness. Learn the science behind wellbeing and breathing.

Module 2

Implementing Mindfulness into your Centre or School

Begin learning how to implement mindfulness into your own centre as you continue exploring mindfulness through body scans and mindful eating.

Module 3

Mindfulness, Wellbeing and Movement

Continue to explore ways of understanding wellbeing as you discover mindfulness and movement. Learn the principles behind yoga, Tai Chi and qigong.

Module 4

The Mind and the Self

  Understand why you think the way you do through CBT and perception of reality. Learn how to teach children to connect with their thoughts and feelings.

Module 5

Self Inquiry and Compassion

Continue learning about your own mind, self-inquiry and the power of loving kindness, as you strengthen your own practice.

Module 6

The Mind’s Eye

Begin exploring the mind's eye as you discover torus, sacred geometry and how to cultivate wholesome thinking patterns.

Module 7

Mindfulness, Sound and Sacred Geometry

 Gain a deep understanding of how our brains are wired for sound as you continue to explore sacred geometry through sound vibration, mantra and meditation.

Module 8

Consciousness

Understand the science behind 'oneness' through  consciousness and the quantum world, as you continue exploring the mind's eyes and transcendence.

plus, there's more!!!

You Will Also Get These Amazing Bonuses!

Zoom Meetings

Zoom meetings with Elizabeth Mulhane

This online training provides monthly group zoom meetings and ongoing bonus content, to ensure you feel confident and empowered. 

I want to ensure you are the best you can be so, in turn you can help our children to be the best they can be. If you are flourishing, you will know how to give our children the keys to successfully navigate life.

Creative Play Program + Wellbeing Program

10 week mindfulness based creative play program for ages 3 to 6 years. Includes separate booklets for crafts, and scripts.

This program is designed to develop a sense of good stewardship within the children, as they learn about bees.

Each week the children are introduced to a variety of mindfulness and meditation techniques. The program also includes weekly discussion points, games and crafts.

Additional program: 10 week wellbeing program for the home. Designed for parents to deliver one of the ten wellbeing focus points each week.

 

Programs
Mindful Eating Program for Older Children

8 week mindful eating program for ages 7 years to adult

A bonus program for you and the family.

This science based mindful eating program offers journaling challenges as you learn to be mindful of your dietary needs. Improving your knowledge of healthy eating through understanding food cravings, food groups, vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and sugars.                                                          

Eating Program

The Science of Oneness Program

A 10 week program for children aged 12 to 18 years

This program is designed to deliver 10 learning modules to the children that are aimed at developing their social and emotional intelligence.

Each module delivers a different way of understanding the oneness that connects us to each other, and the world around us.

Ongoing Support
Ongoing Support

Once you join us you will always be a member of our private Facebook community

We support each other and grow together. This is also a wonderful way to continue to retain what you have learned and continue to develop yourself and your ability to practice and teach mindfulness. We also have a public group.

Ongoing Support

Meet some of our group members by reading about their experience.

Laure Bouh

"This Mindfulness for Children course is amazing! So much content, and a lot more than mindfulness. Elizabeth is really going above and beyond my expectations, every time. I can tell how passionate she is about spreading the power of mindfulness and kindness. The course teaches us as teachers/parents how to practice mindfulness ourselves, but also how to teach kids. Her 10-week program is the cherry on the top! It's ready for us to implement with kids ? And kids love it! I recommend this course to anyone looking to grow their own practice and grow mindful and kind kids."

Cynthia Hoffman

"I have recently completed the 8 week course. I found it full of information to implement with children and to deepen my practice. Elizabeth is extremely supportive throughout the whole process gently guiding and prompting. Elizabeth’s passion, kindness and caring way is evident throughout the course she has embedded so much valuable content within it. Looking forward to implementing the 10 week program with my children. Absolutely brilliant thank you"

Zoë Casson

"This was a great course and I definitely recommend it. Elizabeth was approachable and available to discuss any questions or to talk through something that I needed clarification on. The course was informative and gave lots of suggestions and ideas for my practice with younger children. Thank you Elizabeth!"

Lynda Goulding

"Really enjoyed this course learning how to take time and just be in the moment which I seriously lacked. Then to learn how to implement some fantastic mindfulness activities with my Kindergarten children has been very rewarding."

Cath Howard

"Amazing online course! I highly recommend doing it, Elizabeth has literally changed the way I educate and care for myself. I never would have thought a course could help so much with all aspects of my career and personally. The course is user friendly and so informative, I loved the flexibility of doing the course online and I refer back to the course notes consistently as they have so much information and links to refer too. If you have been thinking about doing a course to benefit children and yourself this is the one to do!"

Karen Power

"I have recently completed the 8-week course. I found it covered a wide range of information to implement with children and to deepen my practice. Lots of support and so much knowledge gained."

Lyndsie Storer

"I really enjoyed the Mindfulness for Children Course. Elizabeth is full of knowledge and is very supportive and encouraging?"

Michelle Arscott

The International Kids Life coach 2020 Stevie Gold Coach of the Year - Mental Wellness

I would highly recommended this mindfulness course. Word of mouth is very important nowadays as more and more mindfulness courses appear on the market. This course was recommended by another colleague-who really raved about it.

I had already done a previous mindfulness practitioner course and I have been teaching mindfulness to children for a while. I did wonder how much new information I would obtain from doing another course.

I was pleasantly surprised by what I did learn from the 8 week online course. Not only did I learn more things about the teaching of mindfulness to children but I also learnt a lot about my own mindfulness practice.

The great thing about the course is that you can clearly see Elizabeth’s passion for mindfulness and children’s mental wellbeing. Additionally, you see the depth of Elizabeth’s experience and her knowledge.

Also, Elizabeth will go that extra mile for you through the mentor sessions and FB course page. She gave me extra support in my niche areas of mindfulness and trauma and mindfulness with teens, which was above and beyond the course content.

This course is really worth the investment and is delivered in an online friendly version, which keeps it interesting. A mixture of videos over 30 ones recorded by Elizabeth, a workbook and access to a 10 week mindfulness programme and many other useful materials. Including articles, activities, practical assignments, quizzes and meditations created by Elizabeth.

As a teacher trainer/ mentor I actually think that every primary and EYFS teacher should be doing this course as part of their basic teacher training - and hopefully one day that will be the case.

Imagine what that would mean in regards to the positive impact on children’s mental healthiness and the world. Now more than ever we should be prioritising children’s mental wellness.

Here's EVERYTHING You Get

When You Enroll in the course

8 weeks of part-time online learning (2 to 3 hours of study per week).

Over 30 lectures and guided meditations

60 page workbook

Quizzes to consolidate learning

6 short assignments and assessment with personalised feedback

Private Facebook group for engagement, support and networking.

Course value ($750.00)

Bonus 1: 10-week mindfulness-based creative play program. Includes separate booklets for crafts, and scripts. Plus an easy to use 10-week wellbeing program for parents to promote flourishing within the home (value $165.00)

Bonus 2: 8-week mindful eating program that can be utilised for children of all ages (including yourself) (value $45.00+)

Bonus 3: 10-week scince of oneness program for children aged 12-18 years (value $45.00+)

Bonus 4: Continuous content and files added into our private community to support your growth (value $95.00)

Bonus 5: Online monthly Q & A meetings to ensure you feel supported. This meetings include bonus content. (value $195.00)

Bonus 6: Ongoing support. After you complete your training you will still be a member of our private community and be able to reach out for support whenever you need it. (priceless)

This course and the 10-week creative play program can be used towards Teacher Identified PD (TIPD)

Value = $1,295.00  AUD

 

Normally priced at: $597.00

 

Special limited time price :  $397 (Save $200)

Hello! I'm

 

Elizabeth Mulhane

Over 35 yrs exp with mindfulness, meditation and various forms of movement. B.Psych Sci (Hons), Sec Class, Div A. Thesis: improving wellbeing with mindfulness & sound. 200 hr Yoga teacher Training. Cert kids yoga; preschool dance; brain games; teaching with music; fine art. Post graduate Cert mindfulness through the Nan Tien Institute; Tai Chi Qigong Instructor & Post graduate diploma in advanced clinical somatic and dance-movement therapy.

Mother of 5, grandmother of 3. Experienced teaching children of all ages - including within childcares, schools, Scouts Australia  & within chess club, science club and arts and crafts, through Sydney Montessori and one to one private tuition.

Guest speaker for the Global Wellness Institute; World Childrens Day - Play for Peace Summit; WOW Kids Early Childhood; Mindbe Education Mindfulness Summit; and more.

Accreditation 

IMMA

Frequently asked questions

What if I can’t finish within the 8 weeks?

You can take longer. The course is designed to be completed within an 8 week time frame. However, we do have the option of self-pacing the course, if you need longer than 8 weeks. From enrollment you will have 12 months to complete the course and after this time you are welcome to submit a letter requesting an extension to recieve more time to complete the course.

How difficult are the quizzes and assignments?

The quizzes and assignments are not difficult. The quizzes are a way to consolidate your learning and you have a couple of assignments to put your learning into action. Additionally, your assignments are an opportunity to discover and develop your own style.

Can I use this certification to teach mindfulness outside of my childcare, or school?

Yes you can. The course has been internationally accredited through the IMMA (International Mindfulness And Meditation Alliance. This means you will become a certified Mindfulness For Children Teacher.

Is this course accredited?

Yes. This course has a third party afflicate that has accessed the course and awarded accreditation. We use The International Mindfulness And Meditation Alliance (IMMA) for accreditation on all our courses. IMMA is a based in Australia and offers international accreditation for mindfulness and meditation courses around the globe.

You can find us on their website under accredited schools. Just look for The KOTUS Method and Elizabeth Mulhane. We are listed under 'Australia'

Accredited Schools

Do you offer refund?

We have a 48 hour cooling off period for our no questions asked refund policy. This refund is for people that have not logged into the course and looked through the course content (this course has copyright). Please be sure that you want to do this course before you register. 

Do you provide guided meditations?

Yes. I give you enough to give you the understanding you need to learn a variety of meditation styles - without turning your own practice into a listening exercise. To truly gain insight one must learn to meditate without external guidance. Formal mindfulness of breath practice needs to develop through your own ability to concentrate and stay focused. If you only listen to guides you will never reach the heights that a true practice can help you achieve. In saying that, I do provide more guided practices within the private group for those that feel they need them.

How long will I need to spend meditating each day?
As the course progresses so too will the time you spend experiencing some of the various practices. However, you only need to try them as a way of finding your own favourite style of meditation. In this course you will be asked to establish a routine of a minimum of 5 minutes of formal mindfulness of breath practice, two or three times a day. If you can do this, you will have established a powerful little practice for yourselves. Additionally, you will learn to bring informal mindfulness into everyday living. And it will be your daily breath work (spread throughout the day) that will rewire your brain and give you the anchor you need to continuously re-establish your mindfulness, or present moment awareness.
Why do the reviews say the course is so much more than just mindfulness?

I have completed an honours degree in psychology. My thesis topic was on improving wellbeing through the use of mindfulness and sound. The course is based in a psychological understanding of creating ways of flourishing within yourself and our children. This includes understanding why you think the way you do and how to cultivate better ways of thinking. Additionally, you will also learn a variety of different styles of meditation to take your understanding of mindfulness to the next level. Moreover, you will also learn about sound and our connection with it, sacred geometry, the minds eye, transcendence, etc. I have been practicing mindfulness and various forms of meditation for a very long time. My journey has also included a great deal of informal study, contemplative meditation, and fasting for spiritual advancement. I have created this course to share my knowledge with you - to also empower YOU towards gaining enlightenment.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes. We offer a very limited number of partial scholarships to students from developing countries. This indivduals have demonstrated that they are truly low income and also currently demonstrating that they are passionate about teaching and caring for children. If you are not living in a developing countries we have a very affordable payment plan available. 

Who is this course for?

All you need to register for this course is a passion for watning to teach mindfulness to children. This course is available to all. This includes childcare educators, school teachers, health therapists and people wanting to begin a new career as a Mindfulness For Children Practitioner. 

What is the KOTUS Method

The KOTUS Method philosophy maintains that to improve the wellbeing of our children we must first ensure the teacher (or parent) is well educated, inspired and developed, not only for teaching the subject but in a way that promotes mindfulness, meditation, self-care and flourishing within themselves. And it is from this ability of belonging, being and becoming that the teacher (or parent) gains true personal insight to live and teach from.

The KOTUS Method achieves this outcome through providing research based knowledge on the science of oneness. Additionally, learning the KOTUS Method internal compass gives individuals the ability to reach within themselves and count on themselves for making the right decisions for moving forward in life. 

Who created the course?

This course was created by Elizabeth Mulhane. 

Elizabeth has over 35 years of experience with mindfulness, meditation and various forms of movement. This includes the completion of a 40 day/night fast in her early 30's.

Elizabeth also has a Bachelor of Psychological Science, with an honours degree in improving wellbeing through the use of mindfulness and sound. Additionally, she is a qualified Yoga Teacher, and Tai Chi Qigong Instructor and is currently completing her final clinical hours for a post graduate diploma in adavnced climical somatic and dance movement therapy. She is also the founder of Flow Form (a theraputic movement modality).

Other relavant qualifications also include certificates in teaching kids yoga; fine art; preschool dance; teaching with music; and mindfulness through the Nan Tien Temple.  

Currently 53 years of age and the mother of 5, and grandmother of 3, Elizabeth has many years of experience teaching children of all ages. She has taught in childcares, schools, and was also a Cub Scout leader for 4 years. 

Elizabeth has also been a guest speaker for the Global Wellness Institute; World Childrens Day - Play for Peace Summit; WOW Kids Early Childhood; Mindbe Education Mindfulness Summit; and more.

What is I also want to teach adults?

If you want to teach adults you can continue on to our level 2 qualification. Level 1 must be completed before commencing Level 2 (or you can combine both levels at registration).

Here's the link if you are sure you would like to register for that course now. This course will be completed via our other site kotusrising.com

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