Mindful Kids Miami’s Mindfulness Training for Educators program was developed after extensive study, practice and experience. This two-phase program offers training to teachers in both public and private schools, from pre-K through the 12th grade. Discounted rates apply for Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Educators plus receive Master Plan Points. Since inception, Mindful Kids Miami has taught our mindfulness programs to over 500 educators within Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS).

8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

M-DCPS Educators Fee $100, 27 Master Plan Points and CEU’s Available!

MBSR program is an evidence-based, experiential approach to reduces stress and anxiety and increase focus awareness, balance, peace of mind and provides tools for living with present moment joy and health.

MBSR Fee: $400

  MBSR classes meet once a week for 8 weeks plus an All-day retreat 

*First and last class will begin a half-hour earlier than times listed below:

Tuesday mornings En ESPANOL

Course will be taught by Adriana Zarate and Laura Losciale

9/25 – 11/13
10am -12:30pm
South Miami

 Saturdays (South Miami)

Sept. 22, 2018 – Nov. 11, 2018

10:00 a.m.* – 12:30 p.m.

Instructor: Olivier de Lavalette


 Tuesdays (North Miami)

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2018 – Nov. 13, 2018

4:30 p.m.* – 7:00 p.m.,

Instructor: Dorlie Banbanaste and Silvia Rojas


 Saturdays (North Miami)

Sept. 22, 2018 – Nov. 11, 2018

10:00 a.m.* – 12:30 p.m.

Instructor: Adriana Zarate


 Wednesdays (South Miami)

Sept. 26, 2018 – Nov. 14, 2018

6:00 p.m.* – 8:30 p.m.

Instructor: Gus Castellanos and Olivier de Lavalette


8-week Mindful Teachers’ Training Program (MTTP)

M-DCPS Educators Fee $100 and earn 20 Master Plan Points!

MTTP is an experiential program for adults who would like to bring mindfulness games, activities and focus-awareness practices to the youth they serve from Pre-K through 12th grade.
*MBSR or MI is a required pre-requisite.

MTTP Fee: $400

MTTP class meets once a week for 8 weeks


(North Miami)

Sept. 8, 2018 – Oct. 27, 2018

10:00 a.m.* – 12:30 p.m.

Instructor: Silvia Cardenas



(South Miami)

Sept. 6, 2018 – Oct. 25, 2018

6:00 p.m.* – 8:30 p.m.

Instructor: Valerie DeWitt


8-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)

Mindful Self-compassion (MSC) provides emotional strength and resilience, allowing us to admit our shortcomings, forgive ourselves, motivate ourselves, care for others, and be fully human.

Mondays (South Miami)

Sept. 17, 2018 – Nov. 5, 2018

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Instructors: Patricia Isis and Alessandra Losciale 

CEU’s Available!

M-DCPS Educators Fee $100 and earn 24 Master Plan Points!

MSC Fee: $500; MKM Alumni rate- email us at info@mindfulkidsmiami.org

MSC class meets once a week for 8 weeks


2-Day Core Skills Workshop

Creators of the Mindful Self-Compassion Program This Core Skills Workshop allows an opportunity for people to immerse themselves in some of the key practices and exercises in an intensive 2-day format.

10/12/18 – 10/13/18 – Register Today!

Sponsored By UMindfulness
Newman Alumni Center, University of Miami
6200 San Amaro Drive
Coral Gables (Miami), FL 33146

August Community Class

This month's practice will be a Back to School - Refresh + Reconnect . Join us to learn about Mindfulness or to reconnect and deepen an already existing mindfulness practice. Registration is required.

Saturday, Aug 18th, 1:30pm – 4pm
$10 Love Donation

Mindfulness-Based Schools Training (MBST) 14-week program

Mindfulness-Based Schools Training (MBST) is a two-phase program in which Phase 1 is an empirically-supported supported 6-week (7 session) psycho-educational group intervention that teaches mindfulness meditation as a health intervention. Mindfulness-Based Interventions have been shown to result in improvements which include but are not limited to: reducing stress, reducing anxiety, preventing depression relapse, helping with sleep and eating disorders, preventing relapse of substance abuse, improving focus and concentration, improving relationship skills, strengthening emotional regulation and resilience, developing relaxation and deepening a sense of well-being. Phase 2 incorporates the full 8-week Mindfulness Teacher Training Program. The MTTP is an 8-week experiential training for educators preparing them to teach age-appropriate mindfulness practices, games, activities, and skills based on social-emotional learning. These methods train children and youth to pay attention, strengthen focus, increase impulse control, regulate behavior, and cultivate tolerance, compassion and empathy for themselves and others.

M-DCPS Discount-($100 each phase, totaling $200) and earn 41 Master Plan Points!

MBST is a school-specific program, for more information email us at info@mindfulkidsmiami.org

Starting in late August and ending first week of December 2018
Courses taught at the following schools:

Columbus High School on Tuesday afternoons
Pinecrest Glades Academy on Wednesday afternoons
Pinecrest Elementary on Thursday afternoons

8-week Mindfulness-Based Self Expression

A dynamic experiential training that focuses on the intersection of creativity and mindfulness. Creative mindfulness weaves core Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) practices (body scan, meditation, and gentle mindful movement) with creative exercises (journaling, painting, collage, and drawing).

Sundays, Sept. 16 – Nov 11, 10am – 12:30pm
No art experience needed