Brilliant Mindfulness

Mindfulness Education and Professional Development

for Schools, Families, and Businesses

Brilliant Mindfulness provides powerful, research-based mindfulness programs to help individuals cultivate well-being by reducing stress, developing healthy habits of mind, and prioritizing self-care.

The latest research indicates many potential benefits of mindfulness, including:

improved focus and concentration

increased levels of happiness, optimism, and well-being

lower levels of stress, anxiety, and depression

decreased emotional reactivity and improved self-regulation

Brilliant Mindfulness Provides the Following Programs:

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Powerful Professional Development Programs

Mindfulness is a valuable wellness and self-care tool for teachers, and has been demonstrated to reduce teacher stress and burnout.

In-Classroom Lessons and Activities

Mindfulness teaches students strategies for developing emotional awareness, focus and concentration, self-control, and stress-management. 

Powerful Personalized Support for Individuals and Families

Start your mindfulness practice with personalized, one-on-one support. Sarah offers in-person mindfulness coaching in the Minneapolis area, and online coaching to people all over the world!

“Students are told to pay attention a thousand times in school, but rarely are they taught how. We tell our kids to be nice to each other again and again without ever teaching them the incredibly accessible exercises that cultivate empathy and forgiveness.”

Daniel Rechtschaffen

The Way of Mindful Education

Our Services Also Include:

Academic Coaching and Tutoring

Sarah Rudell Beach is an experienced teacher with 20 years of service in education. She works with middle and high school students who need support with social studies courses, academic writing, organizational or executive skills, and college essay writing. 

Sarah also includes mindfulness practices and stress reduction techniques to her tutoring clients — making it the best kind of tutoring you can find for today’s students!

Online Mindfulness Courses

Learn mindfulness from anywhere in the world with our powerful lineup of online courses. We offer introductory mindfulness and stress-reduction courses, as well as specialized courses for mothers and teachers.

All courses include a money-back guarantee, and lifetime access to course content.

Sarah Rudell Beach, M.Ed.

Founder and Executive Director of Brilliant Mindfulness

 

Sarah is a Mindful Schools Certified Instructor. She has taught mindfulness to thousands of people in workshops and trainings for teachers, students, and school administrators, and via her popular online courses. A teacher with 17 years of classroom experience, she also writes about mindfulness, education, and healthy living for the Huffington Post. Her work has been featured in Minnesota Parent (January 2018), and in the August 2016 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine. Click here to learn more about Sarah.

“I have had a personal mindfulness practice for many years, and it has been life-changing. I firmly believe that teaching compassionate attention and self-care to students, teachers, parents, and families can change the world.”

“Sarah delivers a powerful professional development experience. Mindfulness has allowed me to more fully attend to the present moment, to stop chasing unproductive thoughts, and to exercise a greater degree of compassion towards myself. I’m a better teacher as a result. Just ask my students!”

High School Teacher

“Sarah Rudell Beach is one of my favorite sources for knowledge, wisdom, inspiration, and fresh ideasfor how to teach and practice mindfulness with children. Sarah’s style is relatable, engaging, effective, and lots of fun, and she knows what she’s talking about!”

Carla Naumburg

PhD., LICSW, Author of Ready, Set, Breathe

Sarah Rudell Beach and Brilliant Mindfulness have worked with the following organizations:

 

Anoka-Hennepin Schools
Anoka-Ramsey Community College
Austin Public Schools
Bloomington Public Schools
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Boys and Girls Clubs of Minneapolis/St. Paul
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City of Winona
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Eastern Carver County Schools
Edina Public Schools
Education Minnesota
Houston County Public Health
Iowa State Education Association

Jordan School District
Kasson-Mantorville Schools
Metropolitan Educational Cooperative Service Unit
Minneapolis Public Schools
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Nerstrand Elementary School
Northbrook School District 27, IL
Preferred One

Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Schools
Rushford-Peterson Schools
South Washington County Schools
Southeast Service Cooperative
Spring Grove Public Schools
Stewartville Public Schools
Wayzata Public Schools
The M2 Foundation
The Bolster Collaborative
University of Minnesota, Rochester
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Zumbro Education District

“Mindfulness training can enhance teachers’ sense of well-being. It can also provide a buffer against the stress that arises from the demands and challenges of the classroom environment.”
Lisa Flook

University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Mindfulness is an effective way to teach kids first how to recognize, and then properly handle, their emotions.”

Tim Ryan

US Congressman, Author of A Mindful Nation

Sarah Rudell Beach is a recognized leader in mindfulness education. Her first book, a mindfulness guide for mothers, will be published in April 2018. Her work has also been featured in: