LCE Students Learn Mindfulness Techniques

Photos by Wes Woods II / OUTLOOK  Instructor Beth Lynch leads La Cañada Unified School District students in learning about mindfulness at La Cañada Elementary School.
Photos by Wes Woods II / OUTLOOK
Instructor Beth Lynch leads La Cañada Unified School District students in learning about mindfulness at La Cañada Elementary School.

Peter Wilkinson, a 12-year-old in 6th grade at La Cañada Elementary School, said he thought the topic of mindfulness “sounded kind of boring” but changed his mind after going through a one-hour class that featured exercises, sounds and even chocolate.
“I play piano and whenever I play a song, if I play it too many times my mind kind of wanders,” Wilkinson said after the hour class. “I might try to use [mindfulness techniques] to focus more.” Continue reading “LCE Students Learn Mindfulness Techniques”