Meditation has improved my focus and my ability to understand different perspectives. All in all, meditation had helped me to become an all around better person.Chloe R.
Not only did this course help expand my horizons on how I perceive, it also helped me to become more aware of my surroundings and myself.Michelle L.
I always think to myself, “Where would I be if I didn’t have meditation?” I’m pretty sure I would be stressing out for no reason and my life would be a mess.Peter B.
 

QUICK FACTS

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    12 Weeks

    The Teen Program runs once a week for 12 consecutive weeks.

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    In-School Program

    All programs are held in-school as part of a student’s regular curriculum.

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    Greater Philadelphia Area

    The Inner Strength Foundation currently provides its Teen Program to 800 students in 6 public high schools in Philadelphia.

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    Cost

    We are committed to making the program affordable for under-funded, under-resourced public schools. Program is underwritten for most Philadelphia Public High Schools. Charter, Private, and Suburban schools please contact ISF for pricing information.


 
In our incredibly complicated world, it’s good to know that we, as a school, are not only preparing our students academically, but also giving them the tools provided through mindfulness training…. Our students report that they are now able to “Stop and take a look at what’s really going on inside.”Sydney Bassman

Program Areas


Mind & Awareness

Time-honored, Evidence-based Tools for Calm & Self-Reflection

Brain Science

Biological growth stages & Evolutionary conditioning

Culture & Me

Big history shows us where we come from and why our experience is colored the way it is

The Art of Relationship

For Self and Other, Learning to cultivate good habits of mind

“The stress that I felt before moving on to the next class seemed to vanish every Friday after meditation.”
“I learned how to step away from stressful thoughts and see the bigger picture.”
“It helped me communicate better with my friends and family about issues that I have/had.”