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Get Experience in Mindfulness (GEM) is an interactive group-based stress management program through University of Delaware Cooperative Extension.

Get Experience in Mindfulness

The program focuses on stress management taught through practical and interactive mindfulness-based activities to facilitate experiential learning. Participants of the program will learn what mindfulness is and how to integrate it into daily life, strength and flexibility poses, breathing techniques and other relaxation skills. GEM consists of five one-hour long lessons (see below: The Series). However, it can also be taught as a single one-hour or 45-minute lesson that goes over an introduction to mindfulness. The program is suggested for ages 10 and up. 


The Series

  1. Goal Setting & Intentions
  2. Awareness & Attention
  3. Self-care Through Stress-Reduction & Relaxation
  4. Communication & Relationships
  5. Gratitude & Acceptance



  • One 45 minute workshop: $50.00
  • One hour workshop: $75.00
  • Five Session Series: $350.00
  • GEM Train the Trainer workshops: please call for pricing
  • Modified virtual sessions are currently available at no charge


  • Group request must be for a minimum of 10 participants and a maximum of 30. **Unless a special request has been submitted**
  • Adequate venue for participants to have space to move around
  • If this is a staff/professional development course, please let us know so we can tailor the course for your organization
  • GEM Train the Trainer workshops provide your organization with the curriculum and content knowledge to build and sustain a mindfulness culture.


Purchase of Curriculum

Additional Resources

Other health and nutrition resources are available through UD Cooperative Extension. Ranging from mindfulness to a "Kicking it up with nutrition" series.

Learn more


Delaware 4-H is making available a booklet of  21 Days of Breathing Techniques as a companion piece to our GEM, Get Experience in Mindfulness Curriculum.  Focused breathing techniques are recognized tools helpful in managing symptoms of stress and anxiety. 

To receive an electronic copy of this booklet, please click here.

Upcoming Events

Try it out

What is Mindfulness? (Playlist) : youtube.com/watch?v=HXp1mHh86-A

Pose Lessons

Pose Lessons (Playlist) : youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=com.synechron.udel.models.functions.SubstrAfter

GEM en español: youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=com.synechron.udel.models.functions.SubstrAfter

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