Our Mission

Our mission is to empower professionals with effective methods to teach youth how to take charge of their own well-being, resulting in resilience, peak performance, and unstoppable mindset.


Our Team

Stephanie Cantu

Stephanie Cantu is Co-Founder of Empowered Minds. She is a mindfulness expert, mother, educator, and certified Learning Behavior Specialist.

Stephanie’s expertise includes performance coaching and mindset training for a wide range of applications. A signature theme throughout her work is an unwavering commitment to improving the mental and emotional well-being of young people through mindfulness and visualization training.

Her personal success managing anxiety and depression using these techniques inspired a bold vision for Empowered Minds.

Before founding Empowered Minds, Stephanie and her business partner Kristin created Happy Spots, a meditation and mindset training kit for kids and teens.

Kristin Fara

Kristin Fara is the Co-Founder of Empowered Minds. She is a mother of two, an educator with eighteen years experience, and a mindfulness expert with a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction.

In addition, Kristin is a certified Youth Mental Health Aid First Responder with a deep understanding of social emotional learning (SEL). She has also earned an endorsement in English as a Second Language (ESL).

Kristin is dedicated to helping children and young adults develop a mindset that leads to happy, healthy, fulfilled lives.

By co-founding Empowered Minds with Stephanie, Kristin aims to achieve this on a much larger scale.


Empowered Moms

Founded by two lifelong friends, mothers, and educators, Empowered Minds was born from the desire to improve the health and wellbeing of young people through effective, evidence-based mindfulness techniques.

Molded by the founders’ personal experiences with mindfulness meditation and achieving success through visualization, Empowered Minds equips leaders with the tools and training to accelerate learning and performance.