Mindful Teachers Training Program (MTTP)

Thursday Evening Class @ South Miami Office 


Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 6:00 PM EDT
Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:30 PM EDT

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Riviera Presbyterian Church                                Mindful Kids Miami                                                       5275 Sunset Drive                                                           2nd Floor, Room # 19                                                   Miami, FL 33143  


Parking available in the Coral Gables municipal parking lot. 

A parking permit will be emailed to registrants prior to the class start date.

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MTTP Fee $400

M-DCPS Educators Discount Fee $100

Lead MTTP Teacher, Avis Feldman



Avis full bio here



Mindful Kids Miami  

Please join us for our Mindful Teachers Training Program (MTTP), an 8-week experiential MKM created series. MTTP uses didactic teaching, discussion and role play to explore and embody the qualities of a mindful teacher and to learn to bring children and teens, grades Pre-K through 12th, age-appropriate mindfulness practices, games, activities and social skills based on social-emotional learning.  Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) or the 4-Day Mindfulness Immersion is a prerequisite.*  

The Mindful Teachers Training Program includes:

  • Mindful Movement brings children into an awareness of their bodies and changing physical sensations as they move through various poses which take them out of automatic pilot; it also teaches awareness of breathing.
  • Mindful Games & Activities teaches children how to pay attention and to increase focus.
  • Mindful Relaxation relaxes children through guided awareness of breathing, felt sensations in the body, feelings, which helps regulate over-stimulation and teaches proper breathing.
  • Kindness Practices increases compassion and empathy in children both for themselves and others; leads to increased understanding of differences as well as a sense of connection with themselves, others, and the world around them.

Research demonstrates that mindfulness training for children and teens:

  • Increases Attention & Focus – resulting in higher academic achievement
  • Reduces Stress – allowing kids to learn more and perform better
  • Improves Impulse Control – increasing teaching time in the classroom
  • Develops Emotional Regulation – teaching children to “respond” rather than “react”
  • Builds Empathy & Compassion – cultivating greater understanding of cultural, religious and sexual diversity as well as reducing cruelty, bullying, and violence that create safer and happier school
Class  Day  Time  Date  Location
Class 1  Thur 6:00 - 8:30PM 4/4/2019 MKM -Office 
Class 2 Thur 6:00 - 8:30PM 4/11/2019 MKM -Office 
Class 3  Thur 6:00 - 8:30PM 4/18/2019 MKM -Office 
Class 4  Thur 6:00 - 8:30PM 4/25/2019 MKM -Office 
Class 5  Thur 6:00 - 8:30PM 5/2/2019 MKM -Office 
Class 6  Thur 6:00 - 8:30PM 5/9/2019 MKM -Office 
Class 7  Thur 6:00 - 8:30PM 5/16/2019 MKM -Office 
Class 8  Thur 6:00 - 8:30PM 5/23/2019 MKM -Office 

Mindful Kids Miami

Mindfulness Training for Educators program 

*The pre-requisite for this course:

8-Week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

or 4-Day Mindfulness Immersion (MI), 

must be completed before registering

 If you are with M-DCPS, please register on My Learning Plan for Master Plan Points when it is posted online. Look for the class on My Learning Plan at least two weeks before the class begins. If you are registered with Mindful Kids Miami you will be assured a seat in the course. 

To be eligible for Master Plan Points you must attend all classes.

20 Master Plan Points

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M-DCPS Educators Discount Fee $100

Once you have registered for the MTTP, you will receive an email with make-up options for IJ-MBSR or MBSR classes. Mindful Kids Miami allows for up to 2 absences for MTTP and highly encourages making-up missed classes during the current or following MTTP series offered.

Thank you and we look forward to this journey with you!