Ciaran Ivanovic founded Mindful Kids in 2017. She is a former Montessori teacher who is now following her passion of supporting children & young adult's mental well being through the use of mindfulness practices.
She completed a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Foundation course with Michael Chaskalson
(Mindfulness Works in London) and has a diploma (with distinction) in mindfulness for children. Further training includes the Mindfulness in Schools Project, enabling her to teach the
Paws b Mindfulness program in Primary schools.
Mindfulness for all
Ciaran is trained to teach the Tai Chi Moves for KidsTM program and incorporates many movements in to her sessions.
Mindfulness is taught to children in private sessions (one to one or within a small group), and at Mindful Kids Camps and workshops which run throughout the year.
She began her own meditation practice 20 years ago in the tradition of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh.
Ciaran loves to use her artistic creativity to develop new ways of engaging children based on their interests. Many of her ideas are being used by teachers and health professionals both in and outside the U.K.
CIaran has collaborated with /written blogs & meditations for many organisations who share her passion in supporting children's mental well being.
She is fully insured and DBS checked. Ciaran tries her best to be a Mindful Mum to her three unique and wonderful children (19, 15 & 11) and lives in Queen’s Park with her family, cat and dog.