Bonnie is the founder of Mindful Classroom. Mindful Classroom offers workshops for educators, school personnel, parents, families and children. Workshops are specially designed for each group. In addition, Mindful Classroom hosts a monthly drop-in group for educators where like-minded people can practice together and share ideas about using mindfulness practices with children.
Bonnie has been an educator for almost 20 years. She has also been a longtime practitioner of yoga and mindfulness meditation. She worked to integrate these practices in a secular manner into the daily life of the classroom. She has studied meditation and been on retreat with some of the leading teachers in the field such as Tara Brach and Thich Nhat Hanh. She has also participated in a 7-day MBSR training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli.
At Bank Street College of Education, Bonnie teaches a daylong Mindfulness and Education workshop and is a permanent Guest Lecturer in Roberta Altman’s Music and Movement course.
Bonnie earned her M.S.Ed in Early Childhood and Childhood General Education from Bank Street College of Education.