Teaching Mindfulness & Emotional Literacy to At-Risk & Incarcerated Adolescents: Webinar – October, 2011

With Chris McKenna and Sam Himelstein Oct. 3, 8:30pm ET (5:30 PT) Cost: $25 Description: The vast majority of books and curriculum materials produced on teaching mindfulness to young people focus on younger, pre-adolescent populations. This workshop will give participants an overview of the core skills and qualities needed to make mindfulness and emotional awareness practices accessible to youth in a probation, foster care or at-risk...

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MBA Featured in May 2011 Shambhala Sun

“Making Peace in America’s Cities: The Dalai Lama inspires a new generation of urban activists who know that inner and outer peace are one.” The article looks at His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s participation in the upcoming Newark Peace Summit in the context of a broader effort to bring mindfulness and other contemplative practices to at-risk communities, as well as the effort to bring social change and advocacy efforts back into...

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MBA Featured in Yoga Journal

For the full article, go to Yoga Journal’s website or read it here as a...

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Meditate and Destroy Premiere

Join MBA Project Founder and “Dharma Punx” author Noah Levine for the world premiere of “Meditate and Destroy”, a documentary about Noah’s transformation from substance-abusing skate punk to buddhist revolutionary. Featuring interviews with Jack Kornfield, Ajahn Amaro, Stephen and Ondrea Levine, and live performances by Good Riddance and Bold. Film-maker Sarah Fisher will also be in attendance.   Sunday, April 22nd, 3 pm Santa...

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The Yoga of Redemption

by Matthew Gilbert From Spirituality & Health, Issue: March/April 2005 It’s Tuesday night at San Francisco County Jail Dorm #7. Bhavani Kludt, a registered instructor with the Yoga Alliance and a trainer at the Integral Yoga Institute in San Francisco, and Bill Scheinman, a meditation teacher with Friends of the Western Buddhist Order, lead me through a series of locked doors controlled by some unseen force on a floor above...

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