Certified Instructor Directory

Find qualified outside service providers to deliver mindfulness programs in your school.

J. Robin Albertson-Wren

St. Anne's-Belfield School and Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA, USA

J. Robin Albertson-Wren has been teaching elementary age children for over ​20 years in Charlottesville, Virginia. She is a classroom teacher, workshop leader, author and public speaker.Her passion is teaching mindfulness techniques to executives, educators, parents, adolescents and children.

She has presented “Mindfulness in Schools – Educating and Empowering Our Children” to many local, statewide and national audiences. She has received her mindfulness training through Mindful Schools, having completed a year-long certification course with 100 other people across the globe.

She became interested in the idea of mindfulness in 2010, when she attended her first Mindfulness in Education conference at American University in Washington D.C. “I wanted to explore ways that children and teachers could learn to focus their bodies and minds in order to get the most out of an academic setting,” Albertson-Wren commented.

​Mindfulness practice allows for greater concentration, productivity, resiliency, self-control and sense of happiness. “We should be offering this type of training to everyone,” she believes.

Personal Email: robinaw.mindawake@gmail.com

Website: http://www.mind-awake.weebly.com

Professions & Roles

  • Classroom Teacher

Environments

  • Education / Classroom Program
  • Other
  • Families & One-on-One

Ages

  • 6th-8th
  • 9th-12th
  • Higher Ed
  • PreK
  • K5

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