Scranton, PA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013
“I am pleased and excited to report that schools throughout the country are beginning to enroll and compete for an opportunity to bring meditation to their classrooms to reduce stress and increase morale and socialization,” announced Peter Amato, meditation master and doctoral candidate in mind-body medicine.
Through his global mind-body movement, Pathway To Peace, Amato launched a nationwide search for schools that are interested in starting a meditation program as well as those who want to compete to receive the program training free. Schools that wish to compete are required to submit an essay or video to the website, http://www.pathwaytopeace.org, explaining why they should be selected to receive the program training for free. Amato will donate the materials and training to five deserving schools free of charge.
He is also seeking to partner with individuals, businesses and major corporations to sponsor the meditation program in their community school systems.
“The competition is still underway, and I encourage every school, teacher and community to become involved,” Amato added. The competition ends September 30, 2013 and the five selected schools will be announced in October. Interested schools which have obtained a sponsor, or would like to be matched with one, may enroll at any time.
To date schools in Florida, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Ohio and Washington, D.C. have enrolled.
“This is certainly not a single person project,” admitted Amato. “Since government nor school district funding is not readily available, the goal, and the hope, is to garner collaboration among communities and corporate America so that students from every public and private school, rural and inner city, throughout the country are provided the benefits of meditative practices.
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