Watch NBC10’s Aunyae Lachelle on Inner Strength Mindfulness

Philly Live highlights the Inner Strength mindfulness approach for their #mindPHL Wellness Corner for the weeklong Welcome America Celebration.  Watch the fun here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fw_wfAsZmDQ Or read the article and guided meditation here:   Independence Blue Cross #mindPHL Wellness Corner: Relaxation and Stress Reduction  

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Addressing Our Interconnected Crises

Note: This month our blog post features words of wisdom from Inner Strength Founder and Executive Director Amy Edelstein, addressing the magnitude of changes occurring in our world. We are living in historic times and times where the outcome – the forward step or a painful slip back – depend on the depth of our own reflection and actions. Soul …

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New Normal – New Opportunities

As many of us work from home, it’s bringing some new rhythms and positive experiences to light. Are you finding that too? As I’ve been adjusting to doing my job as Program Manager to the new normal of virtual work, it’s bringing me some surprising little joys! Working from home has given me more of an opportunity to enjoy nature. …

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Instructor Spotlight: Haylee Warner

by Alyson Showell LaPorta   The vital work of Inner Strength could not be accomplished without the dedication of our instructors, so we’re going to be featuring some of our talented team in the Instructor Spotlight. Get to know the faces and people who give so much to move this work forward. For April, I’d like to introduce you to …

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Finding Your Way

In the midst of this challenging time, we want to stay  healthy and find ease of being and even joy. It’s not only possible, it may be the most important thing we need to do to stay healthy and be prepared to serve our communities. Times of crises invite us to turn our attention towards the better world we want …

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Inner Strength Has A Podcast!

We have some exciting news to share with all of you! Inner Strength now has a podcast which is available here and on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio and other popular podcast platforms. Called “The Conscious Classroom,” episodes feature Amy Edelstein exploring the world of mindfulness in education while sharing best classroom tools and practices for adolescents.  Amy discusses the importance …

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Inner Strength’s Response to COVID-19

This is a time when we are all able to slow down and appreciate the many ways others are there for us, ways that communities support each other, and the most essential ways that we are one human family. Like other service providers who reach youth through the public school system, our in-school programming is on hiatus. However, we continue …

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Instructor Spotlight: Lina Blanchet

The vital work of Inner Strength could not be accomplished without the dedication of our instructors, so we’re going to be featuring some of our talented team in the Instructor Spotlight. Get to know the faces and people who give so much to move this work forward. For March, we’d like to introduce you to Lina Blanchet.    How did …

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Evolve Radio Explores Transformation for Troubled Teens

by Alyson Showell LaPorta How do we create a life and value system that creates a better world? If that seems like a huge, complicated question – that’s because it is! But it’s a question that needs to be asked – and answered – which Amy Edelstein did as a recent guest on Thomas Steinenger’s podcast Radio evolve Global. The …

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Protecting Your Inner Peace

by Alyson Showell LaPorta On Feb. 5th, Amy Edelstein and Alyson Showell LaPorta made their second appearance on “The Heart of the City” hosted by Malik Boyd on WWDM-AM, Talk 860 Radio. The theme of the show was “Protecting Your Inner Peace.” Together with Naimah Wilson, a mental health advocate, we spoke about various tools and strategies to protect an …