Jelena Popovic


Jelena Popovic is a mom, school psychologist, mindfulness practitioner and educator who teaches mindfulness in preschools and schools, offers workshops and retreats, and facilitates communities of practice for educators across South and North Carolina. She believes that educators should be provided with spaces where they can retreat, be guided and engage in practices that foster mindful awareness, meaningful connections, self-compassion practices, inquiry and reflection.

In her teachings, Jelena combines her knowledge and background in neuroscience with a variety of mindfulness programs such as Mindful Schools, Relax Kids, and MindUp. Jelena has trained many educators across North and South America in the Relax Kids method, led inaugural South Carolina mindfulness retreat for educators and is currently a part of the Mindful Schools pilot program facilitating Mindful Educators Meetups in her community. Meet Jelena at her website

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