May I Be Happy

by Conscious Good

May I Be Happy

“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.”

— Dalai Lama

Have You Heard of Conscious Good’s Studio Series?

Many of us visit our yoga and meditation studios more often than any other social spot. Studios are great places to center our minds, bodies and spirits, surrounded by a supportive and like-minded community.

But for most of us, our interaction with this tribe doesn’t go beyond “hellos” and “goodbyes.”

Now, Conscious Good presents a monthly series of film events, to help studios fulfill, nurture and grow their communities through engaging content.

Each evening’s event will include a guided meditation, the film program and recommended discussion topics, with time to socialize.

Programs will explore the worlds of health, yoga, meditation, and holistic living, among many others.

Get Familiar with the Studio Series Film:

‘May I Be Happy’

May I Be Happy reveals the significance of mindfulness practice in transforming the lives of young people.

Through poetic cinematography and sequences of teachers leading sensitive or boisterous practices to kids from different backgrounds, the film brings awareness to the benefits of mindfulness as a way out of violence and suffering, and as an attainable solution for younger generations.

This full-length feature documentary captures the very real challenges American children face, whether in elite private schools, public schools, on the streets, or in juvenile detention centers.

Hearing the frustration of dedicated educators who find ways to teach from the heart, and seeing their optimistic work with youth is an uplifting experience.

Interviews with teachers and leaders in the field of mindfulness research and education, including Dr. Dan Siegel and Vinny Ferraro, offer insights into the growing practice of mindfulness in education.

Covering varying approaches to mindfulness by a range of San Francisco Bay Area programs, May I Be Happy reminds us of children’s natural capacity for wellbeing, resilience and happiness.

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