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Jamie Roberts

Mindfulness and ESOL Teacher

Philadelphia PA USAv

Home Phone: 267-226-7923 Website: http://www.boundlessheartinitiative.com/

About My Work

Profession/Role

  • Classroom Teacher

Ages

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

Environments

  • After School
  • Education / Classroom Program
  • Families & One-on-One

Specialties

I specialize in teaching mindfulness to young people (grades K-12) from underserved populations. My students have been featured on NPR’s “The Pulse” and a local NBC affiliate (http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Students-Find-Calm-Through-Mindfulness-and-Meditation-268729221.html).

I also offer mindfulness classes for teachers and school staff and am a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher at Thomas Jefferson University’s Center for Integrated Medicine.

Biography

Jamie is a longtime mindfulness practitioner and public school teacher who passionately believes in the transformative power of mindfulness. Her mission is to share mindfulness practices with young people and families from high-stress, underserved neighborhoods. She has taught children, teens and teachers mindfulness skills that have supported them through exceptionally stressful events.

Jamie currently teachers Mindfulness and English as a Second Language at Ziegler Elementary School in the School District of Philadelphia.

Jamie also facilitates adult Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) classes at The Mindfulness Institute at  Thomas Jefferson University. She was awarded a Hemera Foundation Contemplative Fellowship for Teachers in 2014.

Jamie has master’s degrees in Elementary Education and Teaching English as a Second Language and is certified by the state of Pennsylvania in teaching English as a Second Language, Elementary Education and 7-12th Grade English.

She is deeply honored to be a Mindful Schools Certified Instructor.