You may find the following and more videos about mindfulness in education on the Mindful Schools’ website and/or YouTube



“Just Breathe” – How Can Children Process Difficult Emotions?

The video was created by Mindful Schools graduate and filmmaker, Julie Bayer Salzman.

In this powerful short film, elementary school students share their learning to use mindfulness to navigate complex feelings.



“Aliza and the Mind Jar” – Mindfulness Through the Eyes of a First Grader

Aliza and the Mind Jar from Hover on Vimeo.
Through the eyes of one first grader, watch how mindfulness lessons give the students at Girls Prep Bronx Elementary a chance to gain self-understanding

“Release” – A Whirlwind of Daily Pressures: How Students Cope

Middle school students manage the whirlwind of everyday pressures using the gentle skills of mindful attention.
Created by filmmaker Julie Bayer Salzman.


“Room to Breathe” – Transforming a Public Middle School Community

“Room to Breathe” – Transforming a Public Middle School Community

Faced with overwhelming behavioral and learning challenges, a public middle school in San Francisco decided to try something completely different


“I Am Mindful” – Sparking Self-Acceptance in the Classroom

Students rarely slow down during the day. When they do, it allows them to turn inward and embrace themselves exactly as they are. This is Dylan’s story.

“What Is Mindfulness?” – Awakening Kindness and Curiosity at School

High school students tell their story of learning to pay attention to the here and now. Their teacher, Ms. O, observes a meaningful shift in the classroom.

Mindful Schools Curriculum Training – Sample Footage – In-Class Instruction

Footage of Megan Cowan, co-founder of Mindful Schools, teaching Lesson 2 (Mindful Breathing) of the Mindful Schools Elementary School Curriculum to a 4th grade classroom in Oakland, CA.

Mindful Schools In-Class Instruction

This video shows the Mindful Schools curriculum action. Mindful Schools ( offers adult courses to learn mindfulness, and how to teach it to children.


Mindful Schools Testimonials from Adults and Children

Live testimonials from the Mindful Schools 2011 banquet, featuring both adults and children. Learn more about Mindful Schools at



What Is Mindfulness? (And What Does It Mean To You?)

Melli O’Brien, a mindfulness teacher and practitioner explains what mindfulness is.

9 Attitudes Jon Kabat Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn talks about how to use 9 attitudes of mindfulness in our mindfulness practice and daily life.

Mindful Living – with Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn, the ‘father of modern mindfulness’, shares his groundbreaking ideas to help us live more mindfully and contribute to a happier, wiser and more compassionate world. This was filmed at an Action for Happiness event in London, on June 22, 2017.