We believe mindfulness empowers young people


...to connect with themselves,

...to discover their innate strengths,

...to realise their potential.

With our curricula YOU can inspire young minds!

Our Approach

We've been teaching mindfulness to children and young people for more than a decade.

Our programmes are evidence-based, draw on the latest research and are grounded in best practice.

But most importantly...

We've crafted our programmes to be super engaging, deeply meaningful and FUN!

SOMA Programe

(for 12-21 year olds)

With more than 45 different learning activities, grouped into 10 themes, the SOMA Programme is a deep dive into mindfulness, character strengths, and the cultivation of wellbeing.

Its takes a flexible and responsive approach - so you can adapt the programme to meet the needs of your group of young people.

With the SOMA Programme, you'll be able to create connection, spark inspiration, and water the seeds of transformation!

Kids Programme

(for 7-11 year olds)

The Youth Mindfulness Kids Programme is 16 one-hour lessons, jam-packed with games, videos and activities that make mindfulness fun and inspiring for 7-11 year olds.

You'll have as much fun teaching the Kids Programme as the kids will have learning!
Our Kids Programme is 16 one-hour lessons
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Our Team

Michael Bready

Michael is the founder and director of Youth Mindfulness. He has’s taught mindfulness to thousands of children, teenagers and adults and developed numerous mindfulness curricula including the Youth Mindfulness Kids Programme, SOMA Programme, Mindfulness for Life and Inner Strength Programme for young men in prison. His current passion is exploring what the latest science is telling us about the nature of human beings and how that can lead to a brighter, wiser, and more humane future.

Lorna Walker

Lorna is a mindfulness teacher and trainer with decades of experience in the education and social care sectors. She is one of Youth Mindfulness’ lead trainers and co-author of the Youth Mindfulness SOMA Programme. Lorna has a passionate interest in building compassionate communities, and takes a systems-based approach to nurturing the wellbeing of staff teams. She has a particular specialisation in harm reduction and works closely with CALM Training to bring mindfulness and compassion training to staff teams both in the UK and internationally.

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Our Partners and Collaborations


Youth Mindfulness is internationally recognised as a leader in mindfulness-based education.

We advise several organisations and work jointly in national and international collaborations to support the development of the field.