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Who are the teachers?
Who are the teachers?
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Written by Mindfulness Support
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We have some of the world's leading mindfulness teachers in the app including:

Cory Muscara

Cory is a former monk, mindfulness advisor for The Dr. Oz Show, and an instructor at the University of Pennsylvania. He is passionate about helping people find real peace and becoming forces for good in our world. He has taught Mindful Leadership at Columbia University, has been certified with Google’s Search Inside Yourself, and is an Integrative Coach through Duke University.

Melli O’Brien

Melli is a speaker, writer, mindfulness teacher, and co-founder of She was also co-founder and host of The Mindfulness Summit, the world’s largest mindfulness conference. Melli has been teaching mindfulness courses and retreats for over 10 years. Her passion for sharing mindfulness stems from her firm belief that anyone, no matter their circumstances, can transform and heal their mind and find peace and fulfillment in their lives.

Rhonda V. Magee

Rhonda is a Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco, and is an internationally-recognized thought and practice leader focused on integrating Mindfulness into Higher Education, Law and Social Justice. Rhonda's book, The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming our Communities Through Mindfulness was named one of the top ten books released in 2019 by the Greater Good Science Center, and has received similar recognition by Psychology Today and the editors of

Mark Coleman

Mark is one of the world’s preeminent mindfulness and meditation teachers. He holds a MA in Clinical Psychology and draws on his extensive experience in working with people as a therapist, executive coach, and wilderness guide. He is the author of From Suffering to Peace: The True Promise of Mindfulness, Make Peace with Your Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Help Free You from the Inner Critic, and Awake in the Wild: Mindfulness in Nature as a Path of Self-Discovery.

Vidyamala Burch

Vidyamala is a pioneering mindfulness teacher, author, and leader in the field of mindfulness-based pain management. She is the co-founder of Breathworks, an organization that has helped thousands of people in over 25 countries to live peacefully with chronic pain and illness. Vidyamala is the author of many books including Living Well with Pain and Illness (2008), Mindfulness for Health (2013) - published as You are Not your Pain in the USA - and Mindfulness for Women (2015).

Shamash Alidina

Shamash is the internationally bestselling author of Mindfulness for Dummies and The Mindful Way Through Stress. He has trained extensively at Bangor University, the Center for Mindfulness, and with teachers such as Jon Kabat-Zinn and Ajahn Brahm. He spends most of his time training mindfulness teachers, cultivating community, and curating events that embody mindfulness, kindness, and playfulness - his favorite values.

Kelly Boys

Kelly is a pioneering mindfulness teacher specializing in trauma-sensitive mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and body awareness. She was the Director of Teacher Training at the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (based on Google's emotional intelligence and mindfulness program) and co-created a pioneering mindfulness program for UN humanitarian aid workers in the Middle East. Kelly is the author of The Blind Spot Effect (2018) and is a certified iRest®️ meditation teacher and Search Inside Yourself teacher.

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