Spirit Rock Meditation Center - Located in Woodacre, California

InsightLA - Mindfulness Meditation in Santa Monica, California



Thich Nhat Hahn, Teacher, Author, Poet and Peach Activist. He lives in the Plum Village Monastery in the Dordogne region in the South of France. He has published more than 100 books, including more than 40 in English.

Pema Chodron is a beloved Buddhist teacher, author, nun and mother. She has inspired millions of people from around the world who have been touched by her example and message of practicing peace in these turbulent times.

Jon Kabat-Zinn is a Professor of Medicine Emeritus and creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He also the creator of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). 

Tara Brach is a leading western teacher of Buddhist meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening. She has practiced and taught meditation for over 35 years, with an emphasis on vipassana (mindfulness or insight) meditation.

Elisha Goldstein, PhD, is a is a psychologist, speaker and author who has published numerous articles, chapters, and blogs, including the bestselling books The Now Effect: How This Moment Can Change the Rest of Your Life and A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook.


Brené Brown

Brené Brown, PhD is a scholar, author, and public speaker, who is currently a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She researches shame and vulnerability and has written books on the topics.

Brené’s TED talk on Vulnerability
Brené’s TED talk on Listening to Shame


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