Mindful Kids Miami

LAST UPDATED: October 18, 2018
Education & Youth Development
Mindful Kids Miami, Inc. (MKM), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2011, seeks to bring the benefits of mindfulness to children from pre-K through the 12th grade in Miami-Dade County. Mindful Kids Miami helps educators, health providers and caregivers teach mindfulness skills to children and youth in schools and other settings. Our vision is to improve the lives of all children in the community by giving them access to mindfulness skills which reduce stress and anxiety, develop attention and focus, promote emotional regulation and impulse control, teach empathy and compassion, and create a sense of well-being.
5275 Sunset Drive
Second Floor, Room #19
Miami, FL 33143

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Honorary Board Member
Founder and Chair of The Children's Movement of Florida, The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation, Former Founder and Chair of The Children's Trust
Honorary Board Member
Superintendant of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Honorary Board Member
Managing Director
Former Treasurer of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Florida Bar Association
Honorary Board Member
Sports Psychology Consultant, mindfulness trainer to college & professional athletes like L.A. Lakers, Chicago Bulls, N.Y. Knicks, Author
Honorary Board Member
Advocate for mindfulness and author of a Mindful Nation
MTTP Lead Teacher
Founding Member of Cancer Support Group and Past President of the Mercy Hospital Community Council


Olivier de Lavalette
Silvia Rojas
Managing Director
Dorlie Banbanaste
Program & Communication Director and MBSR Teacher
Michael C. Cesarano
Valerie DeWitt
Board Member, Program Committee Chair, and Lead MTTP Teacher
Linda McKenzie
Board Member and Lead MTTP teacher
Martha Holmes
MBSR Teacher
Adriana Moreno-Zarete
MBSR Teacher
Sacha Suarez
Marketing and Administrative Director
Patricia Isis
Certified Mindful Self-Compassion Trainer


This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.