Teacher, Parent, & Adult Practice Groups

Joyful Mind Project is happy to help support parents, teachers, and adults with their practice of mindfulness, stress reduction, and self-care.  For more information or to register for a program, please contact Chelsea True.


Sebastopol Sangha in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.  This ongoing group for adults meets the first and the third Mondays of the month and is grounded in the work of celebrated Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh.  We share sitting and walking meditation, a reading, discussion, and tea.  7:00 – 8:30 pm.  Please inquire for the location.

Parenting as Practice: A Mindful Parent’s Circle:  This program for parents is offered in partnership with Stone Creek Zen Center and aims to create a space for parents to pause together in the midst of our busy family lives; to begin or deepen a meditation practice; and to explore how of both Zen and secular mindfulness practices can support our inner wisdom in parenting to come through in our daily lives.  Dates and times TBA.

Mindful Educators Alliance.  These mini-retreats for educators, counselors, parents, and anyone working with children are a project of Mindful Schools  and aim to support the growth of mindfulness education in our region.  Our last program met Saturday, October 28 with a special guest speaker, Daniel Rechtschaffen, founder of the Mindful Education Institute and the Omega Mindfulness in Education Conference, and author of The Way of Mindful Education: Cultivating Well-being in Teachers and Students.  Our next meeting is slated for January 2018.  Please contact Chelsea for more information or to join our mailing list.

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