Heartfulness Program for Schools (HPS) 
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Heartfulness Program for Schools is designated by CASEL as a recommended program for social and emotional learning. This program is designed to develop core competencies for the whole school community.

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Heartfulness Program for Schools has a significant impact on reducing stress and improving mental wellbeing in a Michigan Middle School

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A study shows that a Relaxation App (HeartBot) can be used to manage stress and improve positive characteristics of emotional well-being

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The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) has been reviewing evidence-based SEL programs since 2003. HPS program meets CASEL’s Promising Program and is included in the CASEL Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs. The program met or exceeded most of CASEL’s criteria for high-quality SEL programming.

Heartful Schools

Heartfulness offers a rich variety of simple relaxation and meditation solutions to help us solve our problems and be the best we can possibly be. Whether a teacher or an administrator, a student of science or art we can all pursue the path of fulfillment, excellence and perfection.

Our programs are designed for all schools and focus on giving simple and practical techniques to nurture individual well-being and balanced living. 

Benefits of Heartfulness Programs in Schools

  1. Teachers and students will be better equipped to deal with everyday issues

  2. Develops a heart based, nurturing environment

  3. Less time spent on behavior management for students, more time for quality teaching

  4. Decision-making skills improve over time

  5. Promotes excellence, as most people learn to put their hearts into whatever they do 

  6. The school becomes a more cohesive unit

Programs for Students and Educators

Elementary School Students

​Workshop series includes:

  • Relaxation sessions

  • Knowing and facing emotions

  • Happiness

  • Fostering positivity

  • Sleep and rest well

  • Art of love

Middle School Students

Workshop series includes:

  • Relaxation sessions 

  • Self-observation journal writing

  • Tuning in to your heart to make decisions

  • Positivity: inside and outside, to build healthier relationships

  • Sleep and rest well

  • Art of silence

High School Students

Workshop series include:

  • Relaxation, rejuvenation and meditation series

  • Self-observation journal writing

  • Happiness Quotient

  • Importance of prioritizing

  • Becoming settled in your self

  • Positivity and co-existing with different personalities

  • Attitude and values that lead to excellence

Faculty and Administrators 

  • Relaxation and meditation sessions 

  • Learn to work more effectively and efficiently

  • Develop clarity in decision-making

  • Have increased empathy, tolerance and patience 

Parents and Caregivers 

  • Relaxation and meditation sessions 

  • Experience inner-balance while juggling the many demands of parenthood

  • Develop increased empathy, tolerance and patience with your children and loved ones

Train the Trainers

Heartfulness has coach and trainer programs that work with your school’s administrators, teachers and student volunteers to “train the trainers” to lead ongoing relaxation and meditation sessions

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Curriculum for Heartfulness Program for Schools (HPS)

Heartfulness program for schools focuses on relaxation, positivity and developing growth mindsets. The program is designed to build focused, inspired and balanced individuals by facilitating heart-centered self-development.

Our mission is to engage students in their own growth that brings emotional and social intelligence as well as confidence and balance through simple lesson plans. This is done through engaging activities to build emotional poise thereby nourishing empathy, compassion, and acceptance. The program offers simple steps to make individuals naturally feel positive, be creative and collaborate with their peers to uncover their own Brilliant Self. 

You can have access to the full K-12 curricula and learn about integrating Heartfulness approach by submitting your request here. You can also request brochure and reference letters from other schools to present to your stakeholders.

The President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA)

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Heartfulness Institute is an official Certifying Organization (CO) for the President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA). The prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes, celebrates and holds up as role models for Americans making a positive impact as engaged and deeply committed volunteers.

The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes United States citizens and lawfully admitted, permanent residents of the United States who have achieved the required number of hours of service over a 12-month time period or cumulative hours over the course of a lifetime. Please click here for eligibility details 

Service hours can be accumulated on a variety of projects throughout the year. The PVSA is awarded annually at the Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels. For many, earning one or more awards will be a noteworthy honor on future college or scholarship applications.  Please submit this form to log your volunteer hours with us.

Explore Heartfulness Practices

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“Heartfulness meditation helps to relieve my stress. Being a high-schooler, stress is inevitable. But meditation gives me space, freeing me of tension. This practice helps to clear my mind and instills calmness. Investing time in meditation is worth it because it sets me the direction of having a productive rest of my day.”

Snehita, High School Student, CA

To learn more about Heartfulness Program for Schools (HPS), contact us at  edu@heartfulnessinstitute.org