Kate Janke has been practicing and studying mindfulness meditation since 2004. She has sat many long retreat in the US and Thailand, completed the Dedicated Practitioners Program through Spirit Rock, and will be part of the Spirit Rock/ IMS Teacher Training starting in 2013. Her teaching style is based in the tradition of Theravada Buddhism as well as in secular mindfulness methods and applications.
In 2008 she began teaching mindfulness to young adults as well as elementary and middle school students in their classrooms. Kate is the former Director of Training for Mindful Schools, a local non-profit organization foremost in the field of mindfulness in education. To date she has taught mindfulness to over 1500 students in the Bay Area and has trained approximately 2000 educators, therapists, and parents in mindful awareness techniques and philosophy.
Kate's newest adventure is founding and developing The Heart-Mind Education Project, a mindfulness based consulting business lending support and resources to students and the adults in their lives. She is also currently writing a book on the subject of mindfulness in education.
Upcoming events with Kate Janke