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Book Readings /

Storytelling

We offer

  • author visits and book readings at Festivals

  • introduction to Dzogchen for Kids in Schools,

  • weekly online Dzogchen for Kids Classes.

Please contact us if you'd like to book a remote or in person book reading for your setting. 

 

Below are

  • pictures and videos of past events.

  • tech requirements for online or on-site visits

  • testimonials

  • high res photos to download for programs at book reading events.

Past Storytelling Events

What a visit includes

The sessions are based on our Dzogchen books for Kids and include:

  • an introduction to the on the fly meditation of short moments of strong mind.

  • interactive storytelling, engaging children to share their experience of stormy feelings and explore the choice to meditate for short moments. 

  • a perfect mix of stories with real life accounts of the practice and pure wisdom teachings, with prompts for discussion.

  • singing and melodies that go with the books and make key instructions memorable.

  • meeting 'Lucy Diamond' and other characters from the books in 3D!

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Testimonials

“In a fast-paced world like the one we live in, it is not easy to maintain the peace of mind necessary to live our days happily. However, this becomes possible if we train our minds to be strong. (...) Learning such important values while readers are still very young will help them develop a calm and strong mind more quickly, and the benefits they will have throughout their life will be priceless.”

—  Astrid Iustulin for Reader's Favorite

 

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Tech set-up for in-person visits

If the meeting is in person,

  • Seating: in semi circle, with children in parents lap

  • the author can hold the books by hand 

  • or for a large event : project the images on a wall (let us know if a projector is required)

Contact celine@shortmomentsforkids.com with any questions

Tech set-up for online visits

For meetings on zoom: 

  • We will share the screen for the images of the ebooks to be seen or we will hold the physical books up (with mirror mode on for readability)

  • Please set up the camera so Celine can see all children, and if it is a big class, lovely to have Celine's screen projected on the wall

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Interactive Stories

Through interactive stories, visuals from the books, songs and timeless wisdom metaphors, children discover what about them is always open and clear like the sky, their mind.

 

The sessions are humorous as we reflect on stormy feelings and life-changing in that one never forgets when they were pointed out their basic goodness!

 

We believe children have the birthright to have access to education in the nature of mind and it is a joy to provide this through books and stories.

DBS, Insurance, and Qualifications

Celine has a Dbs, up to date First Aid training and liability insurance covering her to conduct workshops with kids at schools and public events.

 

She has a BA and MA in Performing Arts from Dartington College of Arts (2007) and is skilled at holding live performances. (Winner of Versatility Award at National Student Drama Festival 2006)

 

She is a registered childminder in the UK since 2009, very used to loving and empowering kids aged 2-12! 

Hi-res Images

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