April 2022

03Apr(Apr 3)6:00 PM15May(May 15)8:00 PMSpring Middle School SeriesALL TWEENS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL ARE WELCOME(April 3) 6:00 PM - (May 15) 8:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Teresa Todoroff & Gavrila Abramson Sold OutOnlineNo prerequisiteClosed Captions

Event Details

Dates: 5 Sundays; April 3 –  May 15, 2022. Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. US Pacific Time
Class Dates: April 3, 10, 24; May 1, 15; Skipping April 17 (Easter), and May 8 (Mother’s Day); class time is the same for all 5 Sundays.
Sliding Scale: $80-$180. Code: TE4C22.
Important Note: All participants must attend the first class meeting. Students are expected to attend at least 4 sessions.

Registration limit: 23 students. Series fills quickly so register early! No late additions unless by teacher approval.


In this five-week series, learn meditation, speak your truth, relax deeply, and develop your mind – while hanging out with great people your age! We will take the time to reconnect with ourselves in order to experience more peace, wisdom, and compassion through the practices of mindfulness and Insight meditation.

Classes will include movement, community-building games, meditation instruction, and council – a practice of witnessing and contributing to the group’s collective wisdom. This series is offered to all tweens in middle school.

Please note: there will be no class on April 17 (Easter) and May 8 (Mother’s Day).


  • Gavrila Abramson

    Gavrila Abramson

    Gavrila is a devoted mindfulness practitioner, educator, and writer. She organizes and facilitates workshops and retreats devoted to decolonizing oppressed voices and bodies and learning how to live in a way that is fully alive and connected. Gavrila staffs and teaches mindfulness to teens in collaboration with Spirit Rock Meditation Society and Inward Bound Mindfulness Education. In addition, Gavrila offers mindfulness classes to incarcerated women at the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility. A certified mediator, meditation teacher, and yoga instructor, Gavrila is dedicated to bringing the power of non-harming, kindness, and clear seeing to all who are ready to receive. She has worked with diverse groups and spiritual communities around the world to invite people into the radical space of reflection, liberation, ritual, and grief tending. Originally trained as a University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineer with experience in optimizing the food industry, Gavrila found her heart's work in meditation and embodiment work. She devotes much of her time to participating in silent meditation retreats and sharing these practices. Gavrila is a member and contributor of the Evolutionary Leadership Community and the Wild Feminine Collective.

  • Teresa Todoroff

    Teresa Todoroff

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