Course Description

Meet Your Teacher

Stress Management Consultant

Amanda Muhammad

Amanda Muhammad is an International Mindfulness Based Stress Management Consultant in Dallas, TX. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Business Psychology, holds a Masters in Organizational Leadership, and a Bachelor's Degree in Management and Leadership. Amanda is a certified Mindfulness trainer, Compassion Fatigue Trainer and yoga instructor. Amanda teaches individuals how to build resilience and reduce stress as well as how to introduce different practices to the people they serve as a foundation for social-emotional learning, restorative practices, and building resilience. She facilitates a variety of workshops, hosts mindfulness trainings and serves as a coach to schools and organizations both across the country and internationally. In addition to in-person training, she runs a web-based education platform, Mako Mindfulness, created to guide you through her framework of evidence-based practices that change the way we process and respond to stressful situations.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Meet Your Teacher

    • Objectives

    • Checking In

  • 2

    The Mako Method

    • Intro

    • Why you Should Practice Mindfulness

    • The Mako Method Framework

    • Mako Method Ideas (Worksheet)

  • 3

    Breathe & Stretch

    • The Importance of Breathing Exercises

    • Mindful Movement in the Classroom

    • Breathing & Movement in the Classroom

    • Triangle Breath (Animated Breathing Exercise)

    • Star (Animated Breathing Exercise)

    • Side Warrior (Pose Breakdown)

    • Trunk Twist (Pose Breakdown)

  • 4

    Gratitude

    • The Importance of Practicing Gratitude

    • Gratitude in the classroom

    • Gratitude Break (Activity)

    • 7 Day Gratitude Challenge (Activity)

  • 5

    Affirmations & Positive Self Talk

    • The Importance of Affirmations

    • Affirmations in the Classroom

    • Affirmations Break (Activity)

    • Affirmations for Kids Who Worry

  • 6

    Journaling

    • The importance of Journaling

    • Journaling in the Classroom

    • Ideas for Journaling

    • Your Best Self (Activity)

  • 7

    Perspective

    • The Importance of Perspective

    • ABC's of Stress

    • Perspective for Students (Why)

    • Would you Rather & Discussion Questions (Activity)

    • Sunshine & Rain (Activity)

  • 8

    Plan for Action

    • Intervention Plan Walkthrough

    • Intervention Plan

    • The Mako Method Resource Guide

  • 9

    Create a Great Day

    • Thank You

    • Breathe Easy and Create a Great Day!

FAQ

  • Do you accept purchase orders?

    Yes! Please contact us for information at info@makomindfulness.com

  • I am considering purchasing this course for my staff, can I preview the course?

    Yes, we can set up you up with complimentary access for 24 hours to check out the content. Please contact us at info@makomindfulness.com for more information.

  • Do you offer group discounts?

    Yes, we have special pricing for schools, districts, and groups of more than five teachers. Please contact us for more information at info@makomindfulness.com

  • Do I need to take this course at a certain pace?

    No, this is a self-paced course and you can go through the lessons as quickly as you'd like! You can also go back to re-watch lessons as needed. That being said, we think you'll get the most out of this course if you commit to completing the lessons for each chapter in one sitting.

  • Can I receive Professional Development credit for this course?

    After completing the course (all lessons, including any discussion posts and assignments), we will issue a certificate of completion. However, since every state and district has different requirements for PD credit, this certificate does NOT guarantee that you will be granted credit by your district or state.