Children’s Anxiety Resources

Pre-Homework Meditation for Students

We are pleased to provide you with a complimentary pre-homework meditation created exclusively for families of Beyond the Classroom. Have your child listen to this audio file just prior to getting started on their homework. It’s a great way to get them to feel calm, settled and ready to work.

Download your Complimentary 3 Minute Homework Meditation here

Homework Meditation

Managing Anxiety Requires Specific Tools

As a boutique tutoring organization, our main objective is to support students by offering a unique and customized learning opportunity. We recognize that some students experience anxiety and worry from time to time and it impacts learning. As part of our continued support for students, we have partnered with Laurel Crossley, children’s life coach, as your child will be equipped with personalized strategies to support their specific needs along with a renewed sense of confidence.

See Laurel on CHCH TV talking about Back to School Anxiety:

Customized Coaching:

Not everyone fits in the box so we provide customized coaching sessions on topics relevant to the individual student. Topics to support academics can include but are not limited to, identifying career direction, assistance with focusing/attention situations, personal empowerment, etc.

Sessions will target:

  1. Topic exploration – what is the student looking to achieve during the coaching process
  2. Plan creation – creating a plan to best support the individual student
  3. Plan implementation – putting the action steps in place for the individual student to ensure his or her success


Contact Laurel Crossley for more information about one on one coaching.

Sing it Girls!

A group vocal program for girls

Led by a music therapist, the girls (ages 7 to 12) participate in 8 weekly sessions.

The girls:

-learn ways to use breathing to help with stressful situations

-explore new songs and sing as a group

-enjoy fun activities related to composing songs and sharing

Find a Sing it Girls group in YOUR community!

Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Toronto, Waterloo and Ottawa.

Click here for more information


Laurel Crossley

Laurel Crossley, children’s life coach.

Laurel Crossley has over 20 years of Family Coaching experience supporting parents and children on topics related to stress, worry, anxiety, mindfulness and meditatiom. She is a highly sought after Speaker on the topics of self-development, parenting, and child development, having been interviewed and featured in several publications including The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Chatelaine Magazine, Oh Baby Magazine, Today’s Parent, and Yummy Mummy Club. She is a regular guest on the Gail Vaz-Oxlade’s The Late Shift Radio Show as well as recently being invited to participate as a Parenting Panelist on Canada.

Laurel offers private, one on one coaching to Beyond the Classroom students who struggle with anxiety and worry as it pertains to academics. She holds all of her sessions virtually, in the comfort of the student’s home.

Get to know Laurel by checking out her video here

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