March 29, 2018
iBme retreats offer teens a truly unique experience of connection — to themselves, each other, and the larger world. In addition to the amazing time they have on the retreat, they bring home mindfulness and communication skills that can make a lasting difference. Held in a variety of locations and settings throughout North America, each retreat engages teens in mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and mindful movement, as well as dynamic workshops (such as creative arts, sports, nature awareness) — plus free time to simply enjoy.
March 20, 2018
In addition to the incredible work of connecting young people with meditation and mindfulness through our summer teen retreats, one of the most exciting aspects of our work at iBme is creating partnerships with like-minded people and organizations. Through mutual support and the sharing events, videos, practices, and more, we expand the field of accessibility and knowledge that we all hope lead to a tipping point — a more mindful future for all.
February 28, 2018
Inward Bound Mindfulness Education retreats invite teens to gain a deeper level of insight into their own experience and have the kind of authentic connections with peers that is rare in everyday life.
Spending time in nature is vital for well-being. Each iBme retreat takes place at a center or school set in its own uniquely beautiful natural environment…
February 14, 2018
Mindfulness works. One person engaged in mindfulness practice creates positive change that impacts their own life and ripples out to touch the people they encounter. One person at a time, the world is changing for the better.
In 2017, the iBme community welcomed 418 retreat participants — primarily teens and young adults. We also held two adult retreats, offered our first teen retreat in the UK, and launched our first teacher training cohort.
January 25, 2018
“Time and time again, the teens talk about the iBme retreat as a place—the only place—where they can stop worrying about being “on top” or “cool,” where they can remove their masks and begin to figure out who they are.” — From the Mindful Magazine article, A Deep Dive into Mindfulness