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Mindfulness for Children With Kamala Alcantara

By now, most of us are aware of how important it is to be able to use tools like mindfulness and meditation to help create inner calm. But as tough as it can be for adults, imagine what it’s like for a child to master it.

A mother and child meditating together.

By now, most of us are aware of how important it is to be able to use tools like mindfulness and meditation to help create inner calm. But as tough as it can be for adults, imagine what it’s like for a child to master it.

This week’s guest has found a way to teach children things like meditation, mindfulness, yoga and more with the help of some very cute ninja bunnies. Kamala Alcantara is co-founder and chief content officer of Ninja Focus, an app that helps young children learn breathing techniques, mindfulness and emotional regulation. Her goal is to help strengthen families and motivate children to be kinder, more compassionate and happier. Let’s hear how Ninja Focus can help them do that.

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • Why learning breathing techniques is so valuable.

  • How teaching mindfulness to children benefits them later in life.

  • How to use Ninja Focus as a family.

Links and Resources

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the app and the content is free to download until 7/1/2020.

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