Mindfulness Meditation Classes

Karen has been practicing Mindfulness Meditation for several years. Most recently, she engaged in a 2-year Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program led by psychologists Jack Kornfield, PhD and Tara Brach, PhD. As a result of this training, she will receive her teacher certification in the tradition of Insight Meditation in February 2021.

Mindful Presence

Based on her training and her own meditation practice, Karen offers a variety of mindfulness classes. Themes include:
• Mindful Presence
• Mindfulness of Breath and Body
• Loving-kindness Practice
• Mindfulness of Thoughts and the Mind
• Mindfulness of Feelings and Emotions
• Compassion for Self and Others

Potential Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation include:
• Responding more skillfully to stress
• Noticing the power of presence in daily life
• Managing health challenges more effectively
• Experiencing more energy and zest for life
• Increased ability to cope with physical and psychological symptoms
• Improved sleep
• Becoming more present in relationships
• Cultivating more kindness for self and others
• Opening to ease and joy

Through the training and practice of mindfulness meditation, we can learn ways to be more grounded in the present moment, ease and nourish our hearts and minds, and build supportive connections with others. Karen presents Mindfulness Meditation courses in which she incorporates teachings (including current research on benefits of practice), guides experiential meditation practices, responds to questions, as well as provides time for community building.

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“Between the stimulus and the response there is a space, and in that space is your power and your freedom.”

-Viktor Frankl

Aging With Creativity, LLC
Karen Tanzy, PhD
WA License #1866
Seattle area
206.579.3143