Angelike Dexter, JD
Angelike Dexter shares mindfulness and Mindful Self-Compassion tools with students of all ages in the Los Angeles area and now, on Zoom, around the world. Trained by Susan Kaiser Greenland (author of “The Mindful Child” and “Mindful Games”) and a graduate of Susan’s 2013 Inner Kids Facilitator Training, Angelike teaches mindful awareness to children, parents, teachers, administrators, and families through Insight In Schools, as well as directly through public and private schools, camps, community organizations, and on an individual basis.
Angelike is a Certified Mindful Self Compassion (MSC) teacher (trained in and teaching MSC since 2015) and a graduate of the inaugural MSC for teens, “Making Friends With Yourself (MFY),” teacher training in 2016, and regularly teaches series of or skills from both courses, including at USC (through Mindful USC), through the Center for Mindful Self-Compassion’s Circles of Practice, and through Insight LA, where she is also the co-facilitator of the Mindful Parent Sitting Group, teaches a weekly sitting group focused on training in compassion and resilience, is a member of the Teacher Development Group, and is a graduate of Insight LA’s Third Facilitators Training in 2018. Additionally, she deeply enjoys helping parents create intentional vision around and mindfulness and compassion strategies for their families, both through individual sessions and through her Mindful Parenting classes at USC, The Keck School of Medicine, and Insight LA.
A long-time secular mindfulness meditator, Angelike’s personal practice has more recently focused on the Tibetan Lojong practices (since 2016) and with the teacher and teachings of Dza Kilung Rinpoche, a Tibetan teacher and master in the Nyingma lineage and author of “The Relaxed Mind,” since 2017. A former attorney, Angelike continually delights in her current life as a mindfulness and compassion teacher!