Mindfulness in Schools

Tara Brach Trust the Gold post

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 Program and is the author of several international bestselling books including Radical Acceptance, True Refuge, and Radical Compassion. A longtime friend of iBme and guest faculty of the iBme Mindfulness […]

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 games teens love. T found mindfulness during college when struggling with addiction, and it saved his life. He’s been teaching since 2009 for various organizations including Spirit Rock, East Bay […]

Oren Sofer 4 Keys blog post

iBme Teacher Training faculty Oren Jay Sofer shares his expertise on mindful communication with teens, with a focus on the classroom learning environment. Oren is a Buddhist meditation, mindfulness, and Nonviolent Communication specialist, and author of Say What You Mean: A Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication. ***** Communication is one of the primary ways we […]

TT Compassion When Working with Youth

iBme Teacher Training faculty member Enrique Collazo to share his wisdom on bringing compassion into teaching and working with youth. Enrique is a Buddhist meditation teacher and experienced public speaker. When he’s not teaching with iBme, he’s teaching emotional intelligence and social skills to thousands of young people through Challenge Day. ***** If you really […]

David Treleaven blog post

We asked David Trelevean, guest faculty with iBme’s Mindfulness Teacher Training, to share his expert wisdom on incorporating trauma-sensitive mindfulness into working with youth. A writer, educator, and trauma professional, David’s personal experience led him to create Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness. 3 Tips for Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven In 2006, I ran into trouble on […]

Mindfulness One Teens Experience

Today’s teens face ever-increasing stress, anxiety, and pressure. With the digital world creating a fractured, image-based field that vies for so much of our attention, it is harder than ever for teens to navigate their inner worlds and social relationships. Mindfulness in schools offers one solution. Mindfulness Director Initiative (MDI) is a groundbreaking model for […]

All Our Identities: Creating Space for Teens of Color

“We are in a historical intersection and support and empowerment of communities of color needs to be more than a trend, it has to be foundational in all systems and structures. I am so grateful that iBme can be here to facilitate youth and young-adult programming. It’s definitely the right time and the right action.” […]

Teens, Mindfulness, and Social Justice: A Q&A with Andrea Poile

Through her work and studies, Andrea Poile has had the opportunity to evaluate, research, and teach a number of mindfulness-based curriculum and interventions for youth. “Of all of them,” she says definitively, “iBme is the best. It’s the most developmentally appropriate, it’s the most transformative, the most effective, and it’s evidence-based.” Andrea graduated from McGill […]

iBme Mindful Teens

Each of the dedicated participants in the iBme Mindfulness Teacher Training comes with a unique background and motivation for wanting to empower young people. We asked one of the graduates from our first Teacher Training some questions about what brought them to mindfulness and why they do what they do. Q&A with iBme Teacher Training […]

Mindfulness in Leadership, Education, Sports & Cancer Recovery: An Interview with Doug Worthen

How do great leaders develop their leadership capacity? How do you inspire confidence and develop motivated teams? These are a couple of the questions driving Todd Iarussi’s Rhinomind Coaching podcast. To find out, Todd connects with top leaders and performers, executive coaches, researchers, and mindfulness teachers to hear their stories. On the first episode, Todd […]