Susan Kaiser Greenland is an internationally recognized leader in teaching mindfulness and meditation to children, teens, and families. She played a foundational role in making mindfulness practices developmentally appropriate for young people and helped to pioneer activity-based mindfulness with her first book The Mindful Child. Her second book Mindful Games, offers simple explanations of complex concepts, methods, and themes while expanding upon her work developing activity-based mindfulness games. In addition to her work sharing mindfulness with kids, Susan has recorded a series of thirty, brief guided meditations for grownups entitled Mindful Parent, Mindful Child.
Susan co-founded The Inner Kids Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that taught secular mindfulness in schools and community-based programs in the greater Los Angeles area from 2001 through 2009. Susan was on the clinical team of the Pediatric Pain Clinic at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, co-investigator on several UCLA research studies on the impact of mindfulness in education, and a collaborator on an investigation of mindful eating for children and caregivers. Her work has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Real Simple, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Chicago Tribune and she speaks widely at prestigious institutions and meditation centers in the United States and abroad. To learn more, sign-up for her practice-based newsletter at www.susankaisergreenland.com and follow her on social media.