Enhancing, training, and aligning young minds to aid the development of
Since 2017 we have served 8,274 students. Our programs sit in the top three programs out of 1000's of programs that are funded by
the city of Chicago.
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How Mindfulness Leader is creating a Safer Chicago for our Youth!
Mindfulness Leader is dedicated to creating a positive change in the lives of our youth through teaching them the art of Mindfulness.
As a first-of-its-kind educational program serving high school and college students, this project-based curriculum teaches young leaders 23 core principles, providing them with invaluable life skills.
With over 8,274 students' lives transformed since 2017 and counting, the Mindfulness Leader program has been formally recognized by the White House and the Mayor's Office of Chicago.
Mindfulness Leader is expanding our impact nationally and globally through our Licensed Mindfulness Curriculum, Train the Teacher Digital Platform for those who want to deliver the program in their own organizations and communities.
Mindfulness Leader is an in-school program as well as a Train the Teacher Digital Platform for organizations interested in offering Mindfulness training. The train-the-teacher model is delivered in a
26-module live course over a 12-month period 1- and 3-year curriculum licenses are available so schools and communities can access the training materials whenever and wherever it is most convenient.
In the Mindfulness Leader curriculum, STUDENTS are the project.
Teaching exercises are focused on improving various skills and aspects of a student's life, ultimately producing emotionally intelligent Mindfulness Leaders.
The ML curriculum proceeds with 23 principles that are divided into the following three keys:
Key One: Inner Awareness
Mindfulness, Meditation, Emotional Intelligence, Intuition, Gratitude & Thankfulness, Consciousness, Perspective, and The Power of the Mind
Key Two: Physical Awareness
Creating Healthy Rituals, Physical Movement, Grounding, Energy, and Vibrations
Key Three: Being Intentional
Leadership, Empathy & Compassion, Self-Esteem, Creativity, Owning Your Actions, Visualization, Service, Leading from Within, Rewarding Yourself, Forgiveness, and Literacy
We want to raise the next generation of leaders who are confident, mindful, and emotionally intelligent so that they can impact the communities they are a part of and spread the positive ripple effect of our curriculum out into the world in many directions.
GIVE YOUR STUDENTS & TEACHERS WHAT THEY NEED NOW!
● 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year
● 50% of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24
● Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people aged 10-34 (cdc.gov)
In addition to these alarming statistics, the COVID-19 Pandemic has significantly worsened mental health trends among the youth. Teens NEED mental health programs such as Mindfulness Leader now more than ever.