Silvia R. Rojas
MBSR Teacher, Managing Director and Board Member
Silvia Rojas is the Managing Director for Mindful Kids Miami and is a designated CFM Qualified MBSR Teacher that has completed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), University of Massachusetts’ Center for Mindfulness, Practice Teacher Intensive. In addition, she has completed the teacher training intensive from the University of California San Diego’s Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute, along with participating in an MBSR Program and MBSR Teacher Tutorial with Zayda Vallejo, Mindful Kids Miami Senior Teacher. Silvia facilitates workshops on mindfulness and the many benefits this practice can bring to the community and has had an active meditation practice for several years. She continues to regularly attend silent retreats, and other mindfulness based trainings.
Silvia joined MKM’s Board of Directors in December 2014 after retiring from a distinguished 30-year career at Miami-Dade County Public Schools in early 2014, where she served as Treasurer for the prior nine years. After working as part-time Administrative Director during 2015, in March 2016 she became MKM’s Managing Director, in charge of day-to-day operations. She also serves on MKM’s Research Committee and is CITI certified. Silvia is grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve our community and to work with mindfulness teachers, staff and community members dedicated to bringing the benefits of mindfulness to the children of South Florida.