We are excited to welcome eight new outstanding educators to the MBWP Teacher Certification Program. Each teacher participated in an initial, intensive workshop, and will spend the next year engaging in, learning about, and incorporating mindfulness into their life and work. Kaitlyn Burke is the director of Choirs at Canyon Middle School in Castro Valley, … Continue reading Welcome to the 2018-2019 MBWP Teacher Training Cohort!
Dr. Eric Dickson is Assistant Professor of Music, teaching trumpet at Truman State University. Eric participated in the 5-day Mindfulness workshop at IU last summer and will be completing MBWP Teacher certification in July. Before starting my current position at Truman State University, I spent several years as a freelance musician and educator in the … Continue reading Unexpected Mindfulness
A few months ago, you found me after class to talk about your racing mind. You shared your frustrations about lacking focus, feeling inadequate, and worrying about the future. I want you to know that I heard you. I want you to know that you are not alone, and that for a long time, I … Continue reading You are already enough – thoughts on self-compassion to a recent student