Vancouver Island Vipassana Meditation Centre

Children’s Courses

Anapana Meditation for Children & Teens

These courses offer young people an introduction to Anapana meditation, the practice of observation of natural breath to concentrate the mind. Young people who have started practicing this technique have realized many benefits. Their ability to concentrate is enhanced, their memory gets sharper, their ability to comprehend a subject improves and they become calmer. In general, they feel they have a practical tool to use in the face of any type of adversity or challenge. To find the next available couse please visit our course schedule.

Criminal Record Checks

In order to protect children involved in our courses, we require Criminal Record Checks (CRCs) for all adults serving with or around the children (including parents, group leaders, CCTs, kitchen servers, centre managers, and long term servers). Please use this online link to apply for your Criminal Record Check access code is: FJLZGNR9CL. Your Applicant’s Position/Job Title for the on-line application is Volunteer. The CRC pertains to crimes related to children and the vulnerable sector.

If you have any difficulties in the on-line application process, please email [email protected]

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To apply, please visit our course schedule and follow the directions, for more information please contact [email protected].