Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme)

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The unique Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme) retreat model allows participants to gain a level of compassionate insight into their own experience. Attendees achieve authentic connection with themselves and their peers.

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Young people deserve our best attention + support

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

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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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Master the basics of mindfulness for teens with this online course designed by iBme co-Founder Jessica Morey.

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Life School: The Solace of Teen Mindfulness Retreats

Life School: The Solace of Teen Mindfulness Retreats A Q&A with Jess Berkun In the fall of 2021, iBme manifested a long-time goal of incorporating […]

Bringing Out the Good in Our Students

Tara Brach is founder and guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington. Along with Jack Kornfield, Tara leads the Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification […]

6 Relational Mindfulness Games Teens Love

We asked iBme Teacher Training faculty Anthony “T” Maes his top tips for bringing relational practice into mindfulness and he shared these 6 relational mindfulness […]

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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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