Mindfulness Teacher Training

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

iBme 4 Ways of Working with Fear blog post

How do we learn not to contract — mentally, physically, emotionally — in the face of fear? In this Wisdom Talk, iBme lead teacher Jessica Morey weaves together classical teachings, stories, personal experience, and reflection to explore 4 ways of working with fear. Drawing on timeless Buddhist teachings, Jessica shares four qualities of heart and […]

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness

David Treleaven wrote Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness to help teachers and practitioners offer mindfulness practices in a safe, effective, trauma sensitive way. In his monthly podcast, he explores the relationship between mindfulness, meditation, and traumatic stress through conversations with leaders in the mindfulness field, particularly those engaged in training mindfulness teachers. In this episode, David interviews Jessica […]