Inward Bound Mindfulness Education – Pacific Northwest Teen Retreat

    Inward Bound Mindfulness Education – Pacific Northwest Teen Retreat


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG, College
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Mental Health & Well-Being
    • Sub-Categories: Health and Well Being, Meditation
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    Be loved + accepted for who you are Welcome to a community where there's no performance, no backlash + no negativity - you just get to be YOU. Come explore, express yourself, and learn tools to compassionately guide yourself through difficult situations in your life.

    What will I learn?

    Handle stress + anxiety - Learn how to calm yourself down and relax when you're in high-stress situations. Gain tools that you can apply to school, sleep, relationships + life in general!

    Find self-love - Stop trying to "fit in" and get comfortable in your own skin. This is a safe space where people love being themselves and want to support you!

    Navigate difficult emotions - Learn how to unpack and unravel difficult emotions. Be kinder to yourself + understand how your mind works. Gain tools to get yourself unstuck when you feel overwhelmed.

    What happens on retreat?

    • Meditation - Learn mindfulness practices such as breath + body awareness + mindful walking. Beginners welcome!
    • Workshops - Explore activities like painting, improv, and writing poetry. Pick + choose what interests you, or lead a workshop yourself!
    • Dance Party - Dance + get weird without worrying about what other people think of you at our online dance party.
    • Small Groups - Laugh, get vulnerable and play games like "sweet seat" to connect more deeply with a small group of teens.
    • Wisdom Talks - Cuddle up with a blanket! Listen to talks about relationships, emotions + applying mindfulness to daily life.
    • Yoga - Move + release through guided daily yoga practice.

    Cost and Session Information

    Tuition is 1% of annual family income, up to $2,500. We offer this sliding scale approach to retreat tuition in order to accommodate a wide range of family incomes. iBme retreats feature a low ratio of adult staff per participant, providing high-quality care, expertise, instruction, and mentoring (this is our secret sauce!) Please note: A nonrefundable application fee of $35 is required and applied toward your tuition.