The program is simple and delivers measurable results

Inner Explorer program is a series of daily 5-10 minute audio-guided mindfulness practices. The program focuses on key areas of development, bringing mindfulness to education and helping students prepare for learning. Daily practice teaches kids the practical techniques to appropriately handle difficult emotions such as stress, anxiety, anger and more. Inner Explorer offers programs for all age-groups (PreK-12) that help students with the following themes:

  • Discovering Breathing and Relaxation Exercises
  • Learning Awareness of Senses
  • Using Thought and Emotional Regulation
  • Developing Compassion and Connection
  • Promoting Social Emotional Learning

Proven Results

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It's as Easy as 1, 2, 3

Step 1

Select the program that fits your needs.

Step 2

Invite all the teachers to join your program.

Step 3

Just press play to practice everyday.


Several controlled and randomized controlled trials (RCT's) were conducted on Inner Explorer programming. The results showed that stress is reduced by 43% and disruptive behavior is reduced by 60%. In addition, grade point averages (GPA's) are improved by 15% and grades in key subjects like reading, math and science are improved by over 20%. In fact, the independent experts from BRAINFUTURES assessed evidence-based interventions that improve student "Brain Fitness" and academic outcomes. They selected Inner Explorer as one of the TOP 10 programs that improves students Executive Functioning, which is a stronger predictor of school success than any other factor including IQ!

Evidence Based

- 7-15% increase in GPA
- Recommended as one of the best brain fitness programs by Brain Futures
- CASEL approved.

Simple and Sustainable

- Just press play
- 10 minutes daily-guided program with no training required
- On-demand content for all age-groups.

Cost Effective

- Improved student “readiness” and teacher retention
- Reduced absenteeism and suspensions
- Substantial return on investment.

Mental Health Mandate Aligned

- Daily mindfulness yields 25+ hours of mental health training per year.
- Entire class practices together and outsmarts stress.
- Satisfies state mental health mandates.

Teacher Wellness

- Research proves that Inner Explorer reduces teacher stress by 43%.
- Teachers practice and learn along with students.
- Calmer classrooms increase teacher satisfaction AND give more teaching time.

Connects Home and School

- Supports Aspen Institute 2Gen and 3Gen initiatives linking multiple generations.
- Fosters community connection and resilience.
- Free access to families of all programs in English and Spanish.

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About Us

Inner Explorer is the only audio-guided mindfulness program in education that is formulated on the world renowned Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) protocol. Inner Explorer is the world leader in the delivery of MBSR- based daily mindfulness practice in schools, currently reaching more than 1,000,000 students and over 35,000 teachers. Inner Explorer is the first to offer four levels of programming, that are sequenced, with diverse narrators, so children from preschool through high school could develop a consistent practice throughout their school years.

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