Summer Mindfulness Insitute

Facilitated by Sally-Anne Airey


The Blue Olive Guest House,


26 – 29 June 2018


Individual Members
Early Bird Rate (12th February 2018)$1000
Full Registration$1000


This Mindfulness learning institute is designed specifically for educators K-12. Mindfulness and Yoga personal practice and training pathways to enable classroom integration will be explored Mindfulness and yoga will be the focus on a holistic stress reduction for educators and classroom environments. Mindfulness Tools for the classroom will be explored with practical tools for implementation.The aim of this institute is to deepen participants’ understanding of the meaningful integration of SL into a current unit and to consider strategies for integration of SL into the current curriculum.
Participants will discuss various methods for assessment of SL tasks and reflection (methods: formative and summative) and consider the importance of a balance of opportunities for SL across the school’s SL program (PreK-12) Additionally, participants will observe SL learning in action, in a classroom, and integrate SL into a current unit.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of mindfulness tools and techniques for classroom integration.
  • Develop skills in holistic development interventions.
  • Develop skills in breathing, managing anxiety, and the ability to choose tools for greater emotional resilience.
  • Understand how to develop empathy and compassion to reduce reactivity in difficult situations with students.



Visa & Health

See the South Africa VISA Information and Exemptions website for information.


American International School of Johannesburg (AISJ)
AISJ will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the City Lodge Hotel in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening.


Hotel Name: City LodgeCity Lodge Hotel Fourways Accommodation scale

Physical Address:

Cnr Montecasino Boulevard & Witkoppen Roads
Fourways, Johannesburg

Phone No: +27 11 244 6000

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast per night): ZAR 882.25 US$67

Booking Process

To make a booking, fill in the Booking Form and send it the Reservations Team at with your check in/out details.


To arrange for airport transfers, send an email to Marco at Avala Transport ( with your itinerary details. Marco can also be reached at +27 827715885