Category Archives: Press

Upcoming Conferences: Omega & Johns Hopkins

It’s hard to believe August is almost over and we’re heading into the 2014-2015 school year! WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL to all the educators and students out there! We’ve had a whirlwind summer at Mindful Schools. Our Program Team has just returned from leading four back-to-back Year-Long Certification trainings in California, New York, and Europe. Whew!! We […]

October Curriculum Training in New York!

Mindful Schools Curriculum Training October 17 – 19, 2014 New York, New York “The New York training was beyond words! It has renewed my hope in education.” ~ NY-CT Course Graduate Learn mindfulness, teach youth. Sign up online or in-person! Vinny Ferraro, Chris McKenna, and Megan Cowan will be in NYC this October for our last in-person Curriculum Training (CT) […]

Mindful Schools has a new team member!!

We are thrilled to announce that Matthew Brensilver is now the Course Manager for our online Mindfulness Fundamentals and Curriculum Training courses. If you’ve taken a course with Matthew as the teacher, this will come as no surprise. His ability to guide and lead mindfulness practice through our online community has been incredible. We’re so lucky […]

The Nueva School Innovative Learning Conference: Megan Cowan on Mindfulness in Education

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

Chris McKenna, ‘Taking Tension Out of Attention’

‘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 […]

Senior Trainer Vinny Ferraro Speaking on Love

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 […]

‘Stand Up!’ with Pete Dominick on SiriusXM

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 …