Inward Bound Mindfulness

Inward Bound Mindfulness Young Adult Retreat 2023

New Year’s Mindfulness Retreat for Young Adults (ages 18-32)

Our young adult retreat is back! Join us Dec 28 – Jan 1 in in the rolling mountains of SW Virginia.

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Inward Bound Custom Programs

Custom Programs for Youth and Youth-Serving Professionals

We work with you to build custom programming tailored to meet the needs of your community.

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Inward Bound Retreats

Teen mindfulness retreats: More than a sleepaway camp.

Our unique Inward Bound Mindfulness retreat model allows participants to gain compassionate insight into their own experience. Every retreat attendee is supported as they endeavor to authentically connect with themselves and their peers while embracing the many benefits of mindfulness practices.

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Young people get what they need on retreat.

We offer innovative formats and teaching frameworks to help teens to deepen their self-awareness and empathy and to utilize techniques to calm and focus their mind. Our mindfulness practices enhance listening skills, compassion, and communication – essential competencies for success in all areas of life.

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Equity Progress Report

Justice and equity are at the core of mindfulness.

To capture our values and actions related to this truth, we created an Equity and Interdependence dashboard and published a 10-Year Equity Progress Report. We provide testimony to how we have sought to answer this fundamental question: How does a historically white-led mindfulness organization that values connection, inclusion, and non-judgment “walk the walk” at all levels of the organization?

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Get started with a mindfulness course

Sign up for this teen-focused “Master the Basics of Mindfulness” course, offered on the Insight Timer app.

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Stay up to date

Our Return to a Full Summer of Teen Retreats

→ Retreat Stats → Testimonials → Photos! → Our Takeaways → Resources Across the country, five in-person mindfulness retreats were held, offering teens and retreat […]

Mindfulness as a shared and sharing practice.

Mindfulness as a shared and sharing practice. In the fall of 2021, iBme manifested a long-time goal of incorporating youth voices into our daily work […]

How do we meet the needs of our time? Q&A with a Teacher Training Graduate

We can meet the needs of our time through the practice of mindfulness. Insights with iBme’s Mindfulness Teacher Training graduate, Franny McColgan iBme offers a […]

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Our teens depend on scholarships

Due to the generosity of our donors, no teen has ever been turned away for lack of funds. Help us to continue to making the gift of retreat possible.

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