Teacher Training Videos | Part I

Fundamentals of Mindfulness

Training Overview

Part I Overview & Opening Practice

Amy Edelstein introduces the Inner Strength Teen Program teacher training and leads an opening mindfulness exercise for trainees.

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Program Overview

The unique elements of the Inner Strength Teen Program

In this section of the Inner Strength Teacher Training, founder Amy Edelstein talks about the unique aspects of the program, her own background, the vision for the program and why she created it. You will get a good picture of the value of a curriculum that blends mindfulness, cultural development, and adolescent brain science.

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Mindfulness Exercises

3 Essential Mindfulness Practices

In this session of the Inner Strength Teen Program teacher training, Amy Edelstein guides participants through mindfulness on the breath, sound, and and an open awareness reflection. The specific value of each type of mindfulness practice is also explored.

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Values | Love & Kindness

About the Values of the Program. Guided Love & Kindness Exercise

In this section of the Inner Strength Teen Program’s teacher training, Amy Edelstein explores the values that as teachers we want to embody and to impart to our students. In the second section of the training she leads participants in a loving kindness (or as the students like to call it “love & kindness” meditation.

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Body Scan

Guided Body Scan Exercise

Amy Edelstein guides participants through the Body Scan Mindfulness Exercise and lays out how to teach it for the Inner Strength Foundation’s teen mindfulness program.

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