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Amy Edelstein started her meditation practice in 1978. And even opened and ran her own silent retreat center for 17 years. She even worked personally with the Dalai Lama. In 2014 Amy used her experience and expertise to established Inner Strength Foundation, an organization that helps teens cultivate calm, curiosity, and care. Over 15,000 inner-city Philadelphia public school students have gone through our 3-month mindfulness and systems thinking training with incredibly moving results. She has an award-winning book the conscious classroom.