"The beginning is the most important part of the work."
What's New with MC4ME?
This Fall, Using Funds awarded from the Community Foundation of Southeastern Michigan, MC4ME will implement mindfulness training to staff and students in a Grosse Pointe middle school. We've also begun training schools in Southgate and Detroit.
Our "Teaching Mindfulness To Youth" Workshop A Success!

In this two-day workshop, 23 participants engaged in a morning of restorative practices followed by a day-and-a-half of learning and practicing specific mindfulness activities for use with elementary and middle school students.

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Join Us For A Morning Retreat & Afternoon Meet-Up

Fall brings us to a new beginning. In that light, remember to bring the sense of beginner’s mind to the forefront, whether meeting new students, seeing colleagues, or organizing family life activities. Join us for a half-day practice retreat on November 11 to reinforce your mindfulness practice and connect with MC4ME.  Learn more and register here.
Recommended Resources
Book Review

The Whole Brain Child 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind.

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Research Findings 
Yoga in Schools: A Research Review

Sat Bir S. Khalsa and Bethany Butzer

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School kids meditating during yoga class in basketball court at school gym
Mindfulness Insights
A Mindful Presence Reveals an Inner Knowing

Donna Russotto, an early childhood educator from Escabana, reflects on the importance of meeting our thoughts just as a young child wants to be held...

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Upcoming Events
A Mindful Fall in Michigan

Check out our list of mindfulness offerings that are occurring locally this October and November.

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