Blair Carleton is a lifelong teacher. She is a Mindfulness Coach, Recovery Coach trained through the State of Washington and the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery, and an instructor of Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), as well as the MSC curriculum for teens, Making Friends with Yourself: A Mindful Self-Compassion Program for Teens and Young Adults. Trained by the founders of Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC), Dr. Neff and Dr. Chris Germer, Blair received her MSC Teacher Certificate through University of California San Diego’s Center for Mindful Self-Compassion. Her focus is on helping adults, young adults and teens cope with difficult emotions and self-judgment by building strong emotional resources, skills, and capacities that increase self-love and acceptance in any situation.Read More »
Kim Armstrong is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Space Between. She has been practicing yoga for almost 20 years. She subsequently added a meditation and mindfulness practice and believes in the power of these tools. She has an Masters in Psychology for children and adolescents, is a certified yoga teacher, and has trained with Mindful Schools, Next Generation Yoga for kids, Connection Coalition for trauma informed yoga, The Center for Adolescent Studies, and more.
Previously, Kim worked with K-12 teachers, kids, and schools, focusing on developing sustainable communities, as a co-founder and co-director of Washington Green Schools. She has also worked with diverse populations in various places in the world to implement strategic and organizational change as the Director of Learning for Click2learn, and as a consultant for Andersen Consulting and Arthur D. Little. Kim holds a BA from Vanderbilt University, a MBA from New York University, and a MA in Psychology from the University of Washington