Institute of African American Mindfulness

IAAM

 
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IAAM’s Mindfulness Programs

IAAM provides community-based programs dedicated to providing opportunities for African Americans and People Of Color to practice living mindfully and in community.

Nicole Bracey and Nia, Owner of UrBan Mama Fit

IAAM Community

IAAM community is safe and inclusive Space for People of Color to practice mindfulness. IAAM Community programs include:

  • Mindfulness Classes

  • People of Color Retreats

IBme Teens Summer Retreat 2018

IAAM COnsultation

IAAM offers Individual Mindfulness Consultations. to support the cultivation of an ongoing Mindfulness practice. Currently IAAM offers:

  • Mindfulness Foundations introduces basic Mindfulness practices.

  • Mindful Living supports the embodiment of mindfulness through of positive community and community connections.

EL Haynes PCS, Washington DC Wellness Day 2018

IAAM LIFE

IAAM offers small groups for participants to cultivate a mindfulness practice. IAAM Mindfulness Circles include:

  • Parent,Family, and Teen Circles

  • Student and Educator Circles

  • Professional Self-care Circles

To truly be free, we must choose beyond simply surviving adversity, we must dare to create lives of sustained optimal well-being and joy.
— --bell hooks
 
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All people are innately whole, possessing the capacity to Be Happy, Fulfilled, and Live Free.

IAAM LIFE  

IAAM believes that Mindfulness supports the cultivation of wisdom, emotional resilience, and interdependence of  loving family and community.

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IAAM Wise!

IAAM supports the cultivation of  emotional intelligence to support wise decisions making.

IAAM Resilient!

IAAM introduces Mindfulness as a life path to self-care, strength, and healing.

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IAAM Interdependent!

IAAM celebrates mindful living & interdependence, promoting equality, inclusivity, generosity & actualizing one’s full potential.

All things arise because of their interdependence, and that is why nothing has a separate, independent identity.
— THICH NHAT HANH

In 2018, IAAM teachers have provided Mindfulness Services to:

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IMCW Insight Meditation Community of Washington

IMCW Insight Meditation Community of Washington

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We CAN’t wait until 2019!!! We look forward to reaching more Communities, Organizations, Families, and Individuals with mindfulness!