Mindfulness meditation is the art of paying attention, of listening to your heart. Rather than withdrawing from the world, mindfulness can help you enjoy it more fully, effectively and peacefully.


UW Health Mindfulness-Based Youth Classes  

Winter Youth Classes


Fun and supportive opportunities for youth to learn about mindfulness:


Mindfulness for Middle Schoolers, Grades 6-8


Mindfulness for Teens, Grades 9-12

Sarah Shatz, LCSW  

Meet an Instructor


Sarah Shatz, LCSW enjoys offering classes for middle school students. This can be a powerful time to learn mindfulness skills. Students who have taken this class share that learning mindfulness skills helped to ease the awkwardness that being in middle school can sometimes bring. Sarah also teaches adult Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and is a collaborator with the Mindfulness for People of Color class.

Learn more:  uwhealth.org/middleschool

UW Health Integrative Medicine Mindfulness drop-in sessions: Two Mindfulness participants in class  

Mindfulness Drop-ins


Tune up your Mindfulness practice and reaffirm your intention to lead a mindful life.


Learn more about Mindfulness Drop-ins

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