November 7, 2019
Do Something Different
Take part in your life in a new way. Turn the page, try out new things, meet great people, be you and be accepted. Oh, and have some fun! You’ll go home with practical meditation and relationship tools that can help with school, friends, family, and life — AND a whole lot of love and vision for the year ahead. #turnthepage #newyearsyes #whynot #2020myway #lessstressmorehappiness
October 22, 2019
We are very happy to share a wonderful new video about our Teen Retreats — watch it, like it, share it. We want everyone to know about iBme retreats!
Also … now’s the time to sign up for our New Year’s retreats in Virginia and Massachusetts; information and links below.
It’s a beautiful fall in the Northeast. We hope that you and yours are well.
October 4, 2019
The work we do at iBme is magic. We get to see teens turn into their most natural and beautiful colors right in front of our eyes. The recipe? Mindfulness practices and principles and a welcoming, loving, and respectful community.
The world needs the work we do. Teens need the work we do. The statistics included in this email come from the Yoga Digest article featured below. This is why we do the work we do: because real kids face real challenges. And mindfulness can help.
September 20, 2019
Meditation and mindfulness don’t make our problems go away. Life will always have challenges. But they can provide us with tools that lead to perspective, compassion, insight, and a ground to return to. They can also remind us of the magic within each moment.
All we need to do is practice.
September 4, 2019
September is back-to-school month for millions of students, teachers, staff, and administrators — not to mention parents.
This month, we bring you practical resources for keeping up a meditation and mindfulness practice; an interview with a leading doctor on the interplay of mindfulness, ADHD, and resilience; and info on a few upcoming mindfulness events — as well as some pure inspiration.
August 19, 2019
We come to the end of our teen retreat season with deep gratitude for everything we learned from our young people, for their courage and honesty, their tears and their wisdom.
What happened on retreat this summer?
Meditation happened. Relationships happened. Fun happened. Nature happened. Hugs happened. Conversations happened. Music happened. And so much more. A lot of what happened really can’t be put into words — but that won’t stop us from trying.
August 5, 2019
June and July have been incredible, with iBme retreats taking place throughout North America, hundreds of teens coming together, opening up, getting comfortable in their skins, and learning real-life skills. We still have four more retreats in August!
On behalf of all of the amazing people who staff, facilitate, and organize these experiences for teens, we wish everyone a wonderful rest of the summer.
July 15, 2019
Having fun in the sun…
There is always a lot of fun happening at our teen retreats – of course! In the midst of the turmoil and challenges of life, it’s good to make space for just goofing around, being “unproductive,” or getting physical.
Hoping your summer is off to a fun, interesting, (and maybe even a little silly) start!
July 2, 2019
Our June teen retreats were truly amazing and we are reminded of just how important and special our work is. It matters when a teen says something true for the first time, when a moment in meditation opens up a fresh perspective, when a burst of joy or sorrow is expressed, when kindred spirits recognize each other. We are honored to be a part of guiding and teaching these wonderful human beings, offering foundational life practices and skills. In truth, they teach us just as much as we teach them.
June 24, 2019
Teen Retreats Have Begun!
From June 6 – 10, 30 teens spent 5 days on an iBme retreat in Jamestown, CO. June 12 – 17, 31 teens in Southern California went on a retreat in Big Bear City, and our Northern California retreat begins June 24th. There’s just enough time to sign up for upcoming retreats in July and August: Kentucky/Ohio • Michigan • Toronto • Oregon • Massachusetts • Teens of Color • (VIEW ALL)
June 6, 2019
Summer Teen Retreat Registrations Still Open — Time to Dive in!
Our first retreats start in June in Colorado, Southern California, and Northern California. We can’t wait to welcome the curious souls who are coming for an iBme experience, fresh faces and returning friends alike. Behind the scenes here, everyone has been been planning and preparing — the curricula, schedules, sleeping arrangements, special diets, arrivals, and a whole lot more.
May 20, 2019
It’s time to register!
10 retreats in North America
The natural beauty and design of each retreat location supports ease of being and connection with nature — and each other.