CT First Responders Learn Mindfulness From 5th Graders
Updated: Jul 9, 2020
GREENWICH — Ten men sat at a conference table, their backs straight and eyes closed. The chatter of their radios had ceased and their deep breaths caused the insignia on their jackets — Greenwich Police, Greenwich Fire and Rescue or Greenwich Emergency Medical Services — to rise and fall.
“Breathe in through your nose,” Jaden Scott, a fifth-grader at Julian Curtiss School, said, directing the men to feel the breath as it traveled to lungs, belly and out through the mouth."