Author Archives: Jamie Aaronson
‘I have to tell you HOW MUCH I am getting out of Mindfulness Fundamentals. I am ashamed that I thought I didn’t need it! It doesn’t matter how long one has practiced meditation. This course is so valuable and offers so much knowledge and practices for dealing with so many things. Your staff was very, […]
A beautiful talk by Megan Cowan, Co-founder and Program Director, on the tremendous opportunities as well as the potential pitfalls of bringing mindfulness into the classroom. ‘Mindfulness is one way of inserting the pause …’ [Watch complete presentation] Filmed at The Nueva School 2013 Innovative Learning Conference
We are so moved and grateful to hear stories like this. This one comes from a parent in Washington state whose child learned about mindfulness in her kindergarten class. And then brought it home. Thank you Ms. Sivie!
‘Thanks to computers, smartphones, television, and other technology, our senses are extremely busy. The more our bodies strain to pay attention, the more our minds space-out. Chris McKenna suggests ways to help us go from tense and strained to relaxed and focused.’ Read about (and practice!) three powerful, attention-honing tools from Chris McKenna, one of our Program […]
Image courtesy of Terrizzi, Year-Long Certification Senior Trainer Vinny Ferraro gave a beautiful talk Tuesday night as a guest speaker for James Baraz’s lecture series, Awakening Joy. James, a leading teacher in the field, defines mindfulness as ‘simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on […]
Pete Dominick interviews Megan Cowan our Co-Founder and Program Director on mindfulness. Listen now and hear why Pete started picking up his dirty laundry …
We’re excited to introduce a new blog series featuring our Mindful Schools community members. This week we spoke to Joanie Terrizzi. Joanie is an educator at a low-income school in Chinatown, NY. She reaches 840 students, pre-K through 8th grade, each week. She is part of our first Year-Long Certification class, where she is receiving in-depth training in bringing mindfulness […]