Teen Mindfulness & Cultural Development
The short meditations are recorded in classes. Background noises, bells, and other ambient sounds will be present and can become part of your meditation.
Helps quickly focus the mind and reduce distractions
Open Awareness Meditation
Learning to let go and explore the experience of consciousness
Helps calm and focus the mind. Cultivates inner strength over difficult emotions & states of mind.
Body Scan Meditation
Creates relaxation & physical awareness
Thought Bubble Meditation
Cultivates self-knowledge, calms a busy or distracted mind, and gives objectivity on thought.
Teen Mindfulness Retreats
From Kobe Bryant to Russell Simmons on their practice.
Anderson Cooper learns to meditate on 60 Minutes.
The Dhamma Brothers Trailer
NBA Coach Phil Jackson teaches his teams to meditate.
Visitation High School in San Francisco practices Quiet Time
Marathon Monks, dedication, commitment, training of mind, 7 year training culminating in 56 mile daily marathons for 100 consecutive days.
British born Tenzin Palmo talks about the mind training and 12 years in solitary retreat in a cave.
Another form of mental discipline at Mt Athos, Greece.
Google staff experiment with mindfulness.
Gaining self knowledge: 1000 inmates on retreat in New Delhi.
Inward Bound, vipassana meditation for teens.
Mind Like Water, Vernon Kitabu Turner (print interview here)
The BBC on Mindfulness in British schools.
Congressman Tim Ryan, author of Mindful Nation, speaks with the founders of the Holistic Life Foundation.
Room to Breathe (Trailer)
Ali, Atman & Andy in Baltimore, The Holistic Life Foundation
Ali & Atman Smith on growing up with hippie parents in the hood.
“What’s on your mind?” George Mumford
Visitation High School
Big History – a look at the world and its 13.7 billion year history.
MC Yogi “Ahimsa”
The present is a gift, and I just wanna be. Be. Be.