Mindful Connections™ for

Educators & Classrooms

Mindful Connections™ for

Educators & Classrooms

This evidence-based program is designed and taught by teachers; for teachers, these courses help educators build stress-reducing skills to create space for mindfulness and meditation in their lives, then bring those skills to their classrooms.

Basic Info

Format: Online or In-Person

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

When & Where

Online via Zoom or In-Person

10 sessions for Educators &

8 sessions for Classrooms, designed to fit your workplace scheduling needs

Designed For  

Course 1: Mindful Connections™ for Educators


Flexible and adaptable to your unique setting, this teacher training course introduces essential mindfulness practices that help strengthen social and emotional regulation and well-being. Our instructors, who are experienced educators themselves, will teach you skills to help you cope with daily stressors, be more resilient, nurture compassion and empathy, and develop a regular mindfulness practice.

In Mindful Connections™ for Educators, we dive into:

  • A basic introduction to mindfulness
  • The research that supports mindfulness
  • Dealing with difficult emotions and events
  • Working with stressful situations and environments
  • Understanding and improving relationships
  • Mindful communication
  • Increasing joy through forgiveness and gratitude

Course 2: Mindful Connections™ for Classrooms


The goal of this program is to guide school staff in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices into their classrooms and work with students.  Mindful Connections™ for Educators is a prerequisite.


We typically begin with a one-hour presentation to the parents and community about the program. For school staff, a 12-hour program will then be delivered to fit your professional

development calendar and could be offered in a variety of structures and formats.

In Mindful Connections™ for Classrooms, we teach you to:

  • Embody and model mindfulness in the classroom and with colleagues    
  • Lead age-appropriate mindfulness practices with students
  • Help students understand and identify their
  • stress responses
  • Nurture students’ positive self-talk and
  • self-compassion
  • Facilitate students’ natural capacity to give
  • and receive love, empathy, and compassion
  • Integrate a trauma-informed approach to delivering mindfulness to students
  • Design mindfulness-based lesson plan objectives

Meet Your instructor

Some of the organizations we’ve worked with include…


The sessions were so informative and helped to keep the energy going with my own practice. The content was rich and relevant. It was very easy to make real life connections and not be made to feel that this practice was out of my reach.”


Environmental Charter School

Thank you! Sometimes at the end of a school day we are tired, but you were wonderful facilitators at pulling it out.”


Woodland Hills School District