First youth and mindfulness conference wraps up

As previously announced here on, the inaugural International Conference on Mindfulness With Youth: Helping Children (K-12) Develop Mindful Awareness Inside the Classroom and Out took place in Banff, Alberta on July 15-17.

The event featured 20 speakers and panelists from the US, Canada, and Israel, including renowned interpersonal neurobiologist Dan Siegel, Laurie Grossman (Mindful Schools), Nimrod Sheinman (The Mindful Language "Sfat Hakeshev" Project), Wynne Kinder (Wellness Works), Jennifer Cohen Harper (Little Flower Yoga), Amy Saltzman (The Still Quiet Place), Chris McKenna and Sam Himelstein (Mind Body Awareness Project), and Randye Semple (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Children). Approximately 200 people gathered from across the globe to attend.

Read Hannah Marsh's personal report from the conference here.