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 Master Plan Points offered. Since it’s inception in 2011, Mindful Kids Miami has taught our mindfulness programs to over 500 educators within Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS).

4-day Mindfulness Immersion in December

Mindfulness Immersion (MI) is a 4-day, 28-hour psycho-educational group intervention based on the curriculum of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program, with modifications designed to activate stress-reducing internal mechanisms, cultivate compassion for oneself and others, and increase effectiveness in interpersonal communications.


Wednesday- Saturday, December 26th – 29th
9am – 4:00pm

Riviera Presbyterian Church
5275 Sunset Drive
The Sanctuary
Miami, FL 33143

MDCPS Educators $100
Event Fee $450

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:

 Wednesdays (Homestead)

January 23rd – March 13th

3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Instructor: Martha Holmes

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 Wednesdays (West Dade)

January 23 – March 13th

4:30 p.m.* – 7:30 p.m.

Instructor: Olivier de Lavalette

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 Saturdays (North Miami)

January 19th – March 9th

10:00 a.m.* – 12:30 p.m.

Instructor: Adriana Zarate

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 Wednesdays (South Miami)

January 23rd – March 13th

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Instructor: Gus Castellanos

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 Saturdays (South Miami)

January 26th – March 16th

10:00 a.m.* – 12:30 p.m.

Instructor: Dorlie Banbanaste

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 Thursdays (South Miami)

January 17th – March 14th

10:00 a.m.* – 12:30 p.m.

Instructor: Laura Losciale

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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

 Thursdays (South Miami)

January 10th – February 28th

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Instructor: Valerie DeWitt

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 Saturdays (North Miami)

January 12th – March 2nd

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Instructor: Silvia Cardenas

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Mondays (North Miami)

January 14th – March 4th

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Instructor: Silvia Cardenas

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Self Compassion and your loving voice

This class will cover a brief description on what Self Compassion is and how to cultivate loving kindness towards oneself through the building of your compassionate voice.


December Mindfulness Community Class
Saturday, December 15th
1:30pm – 3pm

Mindful Kids Miami
5275 Sunset Drive
2nd floor, #19
Miami, FL 33143

Love Donation $10

Mindful Parenting Workshop


Saturday, January 12th
2:00pm – 4:00pm

Mindful Kids Miami
5275 Sunset Drive
2nd floor, #19
Miami, FL 33143

Love Donation $20

Mindfulness Family Day


Sunday, February 10th
2:30pm – 4:30pm

Mindful Kids Miami
5275 Sunset Drive
2nd floor, #19
Miami, FL 33143

Ages 5+
Love Donation: Adults: $15, Child $10

Mindfulness Kids Series (Ages 7-9)


Thursdays (5-weeks)
Jan 17th – Feb 14th
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Mindful Kids Miami
5275 Sunset Drive
2nd floor, #19
Miami, FL 33143

Ages 7-9
Love Donation: $100

8-week Mindful Self-Compassion Program (MSC)

This program is an adventure in self-discovery, self-kindness, and a common sense of humanity.  The research-based curriculum is designed to cultivate the skills of self-compassion and to teach core principles and practices that enable participants to respond to difficult emotions and pain with a kind perspective and understanding.  Self-compassion provides emotional strength and resilience, allowing us to admit our shortcomings, forgive ourselves, motivate ourselves, care for others, and be fully human.

Taught by Patricia Isis 

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

MSC Fee: $500

MSC class meets once a week on Mondays 6:30-9pm for 8 weeks

Starting January 14th, 2019  

Orientation: January 7th, 2019 

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