Mindful Teacher/Educator Lunch & Learn Series

Jennifer Baradi: The Mindful Teacher

The word, mindfulness, written in cursive on a piece of paper by a in front of a window.

OISE Building, Room 12-199
252 Bloor Street West
Toronto ON M5S 1V6

During this session, participants will have opportunities to practice mindfulness, meditation, and movement, and have some time for discussion and sharing. Jen will share her experiences and knowledge as a Yoga and iRest® Yoga Nidra Meditation practitioner as well as a teacher and educator working with the TDSB and TCDSB. (*Participants are asked to dress comfortably for this session.)

About the Speaker

Jennifer Baradi

Jennifer Baradi

Jen first developed an interest in combining education and Yoga while completing a research project on the effects of Yoga on academic achievement. Decades later, after being introduced to the healing benefits of iRest® Yoga Nidra Meditation and completing an additional qualification in physical education, she is inspired to integrate learning, teaching, and well-being. Through ongoing training as well as being a Professional Assistant and Production Specialist with the iRest® Institute, she continues to deepen her practice, especially around trauma and culturally sensitive Yoga and meditation.

Jen Baradi, is a 400 RYT Yoga Teacher, Certified iRest® Teacher, and Ontario Certified Teacher with Masters’ degrees in Educational Technology and Curriculum Instruction. She can be found teaching Yoga and meditation in schools, for non-profit organizations (such as Canadian Alopecia Areata Foundation), private clients, and public settings (including Jabumind teachers’ app, Vivaya online wellness, and Puppysphere puppy yoga). Jen aspires to promote greater well-being and be of service in schools and communities.

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