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Mission

We believe that children deserve a life filled with peace, happiness and well-being. It is our calling to help children who are struggling with anxiety and stress, and to make bedtime easier for the whole family!

Giving Back! 
 

We offer our iOS app for free to nonprofit organizations that help children with life-threatening illnesses. In addition, we donate a percentage of our profits to the amazing non-profit, Lucy's Love Bus. This organization provides free integrative therapies, such as music therapy, to children with cancer and other serious illnesses.  

Suggested Topics for Discussion

  • Top 3 ...

    • ways to make meditation fun and engaging for a child

    • things parents can do to bring more mindfulness into their parenting approach

    • ways to use music to create more peace and calm in your child's life

    • ways to use music to help stressed-out parents

    • ways to use deep breathing to help children calm their bodies and minds

  • Questions about meditation and mindfulness

    • How does music help enhance meditation and other mindfulness practices? 

    • What is a mindfulness practice that helps children and adults with worry and anxiety? 

    • Why is mindfulness such an important skill for children and parents? 

    • How can parents make meditation fun and engaging for children? 

    • What are the most important social-emotional skills to teach children so that they can have a foundation for a life of happiness and peace? 

    • How can parents and children use mindfulness practices to deal with frustration and anger? 

    • Why is it so important to give a child the opportunity to experience self-love and self-empowerment? 

    • Can anyone meditate? What are the benefits of meditating?

    • Does meditation help with anxiety and fear?

    • What are some common misconceptions about meditation?

  • Questions about music therapy and therapeutic music

    • What is music therapy?

    • What does a typical music therapy session look like? 

    • How can music therapists help a client with anxiety? 

    • What is therapeutic music and what's the difference between music therapy and therapeutic music? 

    • How does music therapy help a child with special needs?

    • What is the most profound experience you had as a music therapist?

    • How do you think music therapy will develop in the next 10 years?

    • What type of music is used in music therapy sessions? 

    • Do you ever get clients who might get distressed/upset or act out during your sessions? If so how would you deal with this?  Is there ever a point where you might have to stop the session altogether?

What is Cool Koala? 

Cool Koala is a research-based program of imaginative and engaging bedtime meditations with calming music for kids between the ages of 5 and 10. The powerful combination of award-winning music and soothing meditations do so much more than just help kids fall asleep! The meditations teach children social-emotional skills needed for a life of happiness, peace and well-being. Each night of the week a new meditation helps improve self-regulation and increases emotional well-being.

 

Kids will learn how to:

 

- Reduce anxiety through breathing techniques

- Let go of worries

- Feel empowered and confident

- Develop compassion for oneself and others

- Deal with anger and frustration

- Relax their body

- Develop gratitude

Link to iOS App: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cool-koala-bedtime-meditations/id1615557294

About Ryan Judd

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Ryan lives in Exeter, New Hampshire with his wife and their two young boys. He is an internationally known music therapist, Billboard Chart Topping recording artist, and ChildLight Yoga® & Mindfulness Instructor. Ryan has a master’s degree in music therapy and counseling psychology from Naropa University, one of the top contemplative education schools in the country. Ryan has a private practice in music therapy and has been helping kids find fun ways to relax and de-stress through music and mindfulness for more than 20 years. His two albums of research-based sleep music for children are the top-selling sleep CDs for children on Amazon and they have both won the"Parents' Choice" silver medal award. Ryan's soothing instrumental music has reached the top ten of Billboard charts, is featured on SiriusXM's Spa Channel, and has been added to numerous editorial playlists on Spotify, Pandora, and Amazon Music. His recordings bring together his skills as a music therapist and accomplished fingerstyle guitarist and have been streamed more than 250 million times. Ryan is committed to making music and meditations to improve the well-being of others. 

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