General Updates

13 Benefits of iBme Retreat

In-person or online, why take a mindfulness retreat with iBme at all? What are the benefits? We talked to some teens to find out. We get it. Mindfulness and meditation can seem like “woo-woo, hippie-dippy stuff” — boring, uncomfortable, and irrelevant. Or something that you only do sitting on a cushion with your eyes closed. […]

Meet Tonya Jones iBme

iBme is proud to welcome Tonya Jones to the Collaborative Leadership team. We look forward to evolving forward with Tonya in meeting the needs of young people and communities through mindfulness and in deepening our personal and organizational commitment to equity in all forms.  Tonya Jones is a mindfulness meditator of many years, a teaching […]

iBme Celebrations and Transitions

By Jessica Morey I’m writing today to share about big transitions for me and for iBme. At the end of the July, I will be stepping out of a staff and central leadership role at iBme after 10 amazing years.  Even in the midst of the global upheaval we are all experiencing, iBme has never […]

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Article Highlights → We’re celebrating our new 2018-19 Annual Report. → We’ve launched a new Equity and Interdependence Dashboard. → Over 1,600 youth and adults have participated in over 100 online programs since March. → Summer online programming includes 7 retreats and 10 contemplative courses. → Co-founder Jessica Morey reflects on iBme’s first 10 years […]

iBme 2018-19 Annual Report Blog Post

We are proud of the work we do to advance justice and equity in the world through mindfulness education. Please take a moment to stand proud with us by looking through our combined 2018–2019 iBme Annual Report below, a creative and engaging collaborative effort that we want to share more broadly. iBme’s primary focus has […]

Why #defundthepolice

“What we know to be true is that last week we witnessed a black man die for allegedly forging a $20 bill while the police officer looked into a live broadcast for over 8 minutes. My personal belief is aligned with the reality that black people face – these measures to reform the police, micro […]

iBme Amazing People Blog Post

Ari Andersen, co-founder of the podcast Millennials Don’t Suck, is a producer who works with people who have interesting ideas to help execute them. He recently launched a podcast network, Curious Audio, which houses a collection of podcasts “for the curious, by the curious.” Ari has also traveled to 50+ countries, lived with a devout […]