7-8th grade classes

Mindfulness for Youth 3rd – 5th Grade
A Path to Resilience and Coping Effectively with Life’s Challenges

Five Week Course for Stress Reduction with Patricia Ward, M.Ed., Mindful Schools Certified Instructor and Brenda Schroeder, LMSW, Tai Chi/Qigong Certified Instructor

New Classes Begin:
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 – 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Location: Renew Mama Studio

Download Flyer Here

Help your child find a path to resilience and learn how to cope effectively with life’s challenges. In this five-week course, students will learn to:

-Sharpen their ability to focus and pay attention
-Experience life situations with less emotional reactivity
-Learn effective strategies for making better choices
-Increase kindness and compassion for themselves and others
-Learn skills for self-care

Mindfulness is a skill anyone can learn that helps with attention, emotional regulation, self-compassion and empathy. Each hour-long lesson is comprised of two 15-minute Mindfulness Lessons and two 15-minute Tai Chi practices.

Patricia Ward has her Masters in Education degree with a 30+ year career in education. She has just completed a yearlong study with Mindful Schools and is now a Mindful Schools Certified Instructor. She has taught Mindfulness in Pre-school through High School classrooms, and in after school classes for the last several years.

Brenda Schroeder is a certified School Social Worker and licensed MSW with over 30 years experience working with youth. She is also certified in EBQ (Evidence-Based Qigong) from the Center for Taiji and Qigong Studies, and has been practicing Tai Chi and Qigong for over 20 years.

For more information contact:


Mindful Moments

Registration Information

5-Week Mindfulness for Youth 3rd – 5th Grade Class
with Patti Ward and Brenda Schroeder

  • Course Fee: $120.00 per student
  • Scholarships available upon request
  • Advanced registration is required

New Classes Begin:
Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 – 4:30 to 5:30 pm – Location:

Renew Mama Studio
5161 Northland Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Call 616-204-2099 for more information or 616-443-3995 to register.