Compassion

Mindfulness as a shared and sharing practice.

Mindfulness as a shared practice. In the fall of 2021, iBme manifested a long-time goal of incorporating youth voices into our daily work with the inauguration of our Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). Comprised of esteemed, awesome young people – mindfulness practitioners and iBme retreat alum – the YAC helps guide and influence iBme’s mission, vision, […]

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 year-long Mindfulness Teacher Training (TT) program, designed and taught by iBme expert teaching faculty, to bring mindfulness to young people. Our Teacher Training gives educators and youth-serving professionals a high-standard […]

Teens on retreat

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 youth voices into our daily work with the inauguration of our Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). Comprised of esteemed, awesome young people – mindfulness practitioners and iBme retreat alum – the […]

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 […]

Cara Lai Hard Emotions blog post

Ever feel like your emotions get in the way of you living your best life? In this recording, iBme teacher Cara Lai offers guidance around how to be with intense emotions and use them as fuel and motivation for wise action. What if every emotion has some very important piece of information for us? (8 […]

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 […]

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 […]