Category Archives: Graduate Stories

Guest post from Danielle M., Mindful Educator

Thank you Danielle for bringing this work to life and making such a positive impact! ~ Guest post from Year-Long Certification participant Danielle M., an educator in New York ~ I truly feel that mindfulness has changed my life and I am LOVING my experience with Mindful Schools. In 2013, I took an MBSR course. […]

“Just Breathe” Original Film

This incredible video was filmed and created by one of our Mindful Schools graduates, Julie Bayer Salzman. We’d like you to watch it and then share it with everyone you know. It’s that good. http://youtu.be/RVA2N6tX2cg Artist’s statement: The inspiration for “Just Breathe” first came about a little over a year ago when I overheard my then […]

Meet Joanie: Educator at PS 126, Chinatown, NY

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 […]

Graduate Interviews – Mindfulness in a Continuation High School

As a Clinical Social Worker in Los Angeles schools with a 40-year personal mindfulness practice, Helen knew that the students in the continuation high school she worked at would benefit from learning mindfulness. Luckily for Helen, the principal had already been introduced to the concept of mindfulness through a class offered through her Catholic church. […]

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