News & events

8/8/13 Podcast of MBA’s Sam Himelstein on Present Moment Mindfulness

On August 8, 2013, MBA’s Executive Director spoke to Present Moment Mindfulness’ Ted Meissner about the work we do at the Mind Body Awareness Project, as well as his new book, “A Mindfulness-Based Approach to Working with High-Risk Adolescents.” (CLICK TITLE TO READ MORE)

MBA’s First Overnight Youth Meditation Retreat!

This summer MBA achieved its longtime goal of taking a group of youth on an overnight residential meditation retreat. Participants were recruited from our longtime partner the METAS program, a tutoring program for youth in the Richmond, CA area. Ten youth and young adults (ages 14-20) participated in this 3-day, 2-night retreat, and it was a triumph! (CLICK TITLE TO READ MORE)

MBA Announces New Daylong Training Series

Over the summer and fall of 2013, MBA will offer 4 continuing education daylong trainings geared toward mental health professionals working with high-risk adolescents. Individuals interested in learning how to incorporate mindfulness into both group and individual work should apply. While these trainings are geared toward mental health professionals, they are invaluable to anyone who is working with high-risk adolescents. (CLICK TITLE TO READ MORE)