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14 Tips to Boost Confidence for Mindfulness Teachers

You’re standing in front of a class full of students and your hands are shaking. You love mindfulness practice.  You’ve been meditating for years.  But it’s so dang hard to get up there and teach!  Part of you wants to crawl back under your meditation blanket and hide – but the bigger part of you […]

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 Mindful Parenting Bamboo Sky

Need support as a parent? Two moms and iBme mindfulness teachers share insights, stories, and practices on mindfulness in parenting. In this podcast, Charisse Minerva Spencer and Corinne Coppola clarify what mindfulness is and how they use it in their daily lives, for their own development and to make better choices as a parent— to […]

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 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 been […]

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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 […]

Teaching mindfulness to teens

How do you teach mindfulness to teens? What’s the secret sauce?  iBme is one of only a few organizations that specializes in connecting teens with mindfulness through highly immersive programs. These excerpts from our Teen Retreat Teacher’s Manual shine light on our underlying values and beliefs — the ingredients for our signature approach. We share […]

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 […]