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There is always more to learn about wellness! Here you will find links to articles, websites, books and speaker events which highlight health and wellness issues relevant to the Burke’s community. Current and past newsletters from the Burke’s PA Wellness Committee (Words on Wellness) can also be found here. Also available is a comprehensive list of resources for student and parent support, located here.


  • Mindful Kids
  • Mindfulness in Schools
  • Mindful Schools
  • The Mindful Parent: A peer-to-peer support system for parents interested in how mindful techniques can be applied to parenting.
  • Books:
    • Mindfulness for Beginners by John Kabat-Zinn
    • The Mindful Child by Susan Greenland
    • Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
    • Calming Your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You from Anxiety, Fear, and Panic by Jeffrey Brantley and Jon Kabat-Zinn
    • Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness: A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches Anything by Deborah Schoeberlein and Suki Sheth
    • The Mindful Brain by Dan Siegel
    • Heal Thyself by Saki Santorelli
    • Building Emotional Intelligence by Linda Lantieri
    • The Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness Skills to Help You Deal With Stress by Gina Biegel, MA, LMFT
Burke's mission is to educate, encourage and empower girls. Our school combines academic excellence with an appreciation for childhood so that students thrive as learners, develop a strong sense of self, contribute to community, and fulfill their potential, now and throughout life.

Katherine Delmar Burke School

An independent K–8 school for girls
7070 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
Phone: 415.751.0177 Fax: 415.666.0535
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