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Shaila Saint & Mollie Bennett | The Balanced Mom Magazine

Shaila Saint & Mollie Bennett

Mindful & Empowered Parenting

Shaila and Mollie - Canopy

About Us

We are founders of Canopy, an organization whose mission is to be a comprehensive resource umbrella under which families can access a variety of supportive and meaningful opportunities to connect, reflect and refuel.


This includes mindful parent education and yoga classes, consultations, as well as live and virtual workshops, and local retreats and mixers, that focus on creating safe and non-judgmental environments for parents to connect with others, reflect upon interesting and relevant topics, and refuel with yummy treats and a little pampering and relaxation.

We also bring these opportunities directly to businesses and educational organizations who want to bring this focus of family wellness to their employees and staff.

Our work through Canopy is important to us both personally and professionally, as being busy mamas ourselves, we understand the importance of being part of a community with many opportunities to share with, connect to, learn from, and support each other.

Our boys found each other in pre-school, and their friendship inspired ours. Canopy is the realization of our years of talking and dreaming about what we want and need for ourselves, and for our families. We welcome you under our Canopy!

Shaila Saint, M.ED.

Shaila has over 18 years experience in the early childhood and parent education fields. Her unique classes and workshops are influenced by a number of perspectives, including the Mindfulness practices of the Kabat-Zinns and Thich Nhat Hahn, the RIE philosophy of Magda Gerber, and the philosophy of yoga, which she has been practicing and teaching for numerous years. Shaila lives in Long Beach, CA with her husband and their two sons.

Mollie Bennett

Mollie Bennett has over 10 years experience designing and managing a wide range of projects, such as high production corporate events, full-service weddings and celebrations of every size. Mollie believes strongly that bringing people together in beautiful spaces promotes refueling and connection, and is integral to balanced living. Plus, it just feels good! She is thrilled to be partnering with Shaila to build Canopy. Mollie lives in Long Beach, CA with her husband, son, and daughter.

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Canopy – Long Beach, CA
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