Movie Premier: May I Be Happy October 9th!
Oct02

Movie Premier: May I Be Happy October 9th!

Mind Body Awareness Project is featured in the film “May I Be Happy” by Eric Georgeault and Hélène Walter. It is premiering Monday, October 9th at 7pm in Los Angeles and you are welcome to attend! MAY I BE HAPPY reveals the significance of mindfulness practice in transforming the lives of young people. Covering varying approaches to mindfulness by a range of San Francisco Bay Area programs, this feature documentary reminds...

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Join us in our online training pilot!
Aug16

Join us in our online training pilot!

Using Mindfulness with At-Risk Youth Online Training Wednesdays, September 13 – October 18, 6pm Pacific In this 6-week online training, participants will receive a general overview of mindfulness facilitation with at-risk youth. Topics include: an intro to the basics of mindfulness (including benefits and potential risks with this particular population), how to establish a safe container in order to best facilitate openness and...

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Mindfulness, Trauma, and At-Risk Youth Training
May26

Mindfulness, Trauma, and At-Risk Youth Training

  We are excited to announce our first on-line training starting this fall. In this multi-week online training, participants will receive a general overview of mindfulness facilitation with high risk youth. Topics include how to establish a safe container in order to best facilitate openness and engagement, an intro to the basics of mindfulness (including benefits and potential risks), and how to work with resistance if it arises...

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Changes at MBA – A Message from the Executive Director
May01

Changes at MBA – A Message from the Executive Director

The Mind Body Awareness Project is celebrating its 17th Anniversary this year and over that time we have helped thousands of incarcerated youth and teens at risk transform harmful behavior and begin lead meaningful lives through mindfulness meditation and emotional awareness training. We are proud of the work we have done and believe deeply in its importance and success in helping youth change their lives. MBA’s services are based on...

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April to August Challenge
Mar31

April to August Challenge

Thanks to the generosity of the Quest Foundation, the MBA Project will receive a $15,000 grant if we can match their contribution by August 31st! Donate today and your gift will go twice as far in impacting the lives of incarcerated youth. Your investment in ongoing, weekly mindfulness-based rehabilitation groups will help decrease stress and enhance well being for youth behind bars. Through MBA Project groups, youth are able to...

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Join Guiding Lights and support ongoing meditation groups inside juvenile hall!
Mar21

Join Guiding Lights and support ongoing meditation groups inside juvenile hall!

Guiding Lights: Monthly Donor Program A small monthly gift to the Mind Body Awareness Project is an easy, affordable way to support us in our mission. Since 2000, we have been continually expanding our efforts to reach more at-risk youth in the Bay Area. Your monthly donation can make a huge difference over the long haul and financially anchor these critical programs: $25/month supports a weekly class for 12 Oakland youth $50/month...

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