Children's Courses

An introduction to Anapana courses

Anapana is the observation of natural, normal respiration as it enters and leaves the nostrils. Students also observe a simple moral code to provide a strong base or foundation for their meditation.

Courses are for children and young people between the ages of 8 and 18 yrs. 

Aims of the course

Anapana is a simple technique that helps students calm and concentrate the mind. 
Regular practice of the technique gives many other benefits: 

- It helps students better understand themselves and how their minds work. 
- Improved self confidence 
- Increased capacity to work and study 
- Increased goodwill for others 
- It provides a tool to deal with agitation and the fears and pressures of childhood and adolescence. 

Comments from Students

“Its my third time and I really enjoy coming as I become much more calm and relaxed. In my life I feel more peaceful.”
“Meditation is great. When I meditate I feel happy and calm and like I’m the only one in the room. I try very hard to keep my attention on my breath and keep my eyes closed."