Sue Doherty, M.A., is an anthropologist, author, and certified mindfulness teacher (University of California, Berkeley Greater Good Science Center); and a member of The International Mindfulness Teachers Association. Mindfulness helps us cope through troubling times and to find and cherish peaceful mind states. Sue is available for mindfulness & wellness coaching on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis in person or remotely by phone, WhatsApp, email, Skype, or Zoom upon request. Email email@example.com Read more
Dancing With Your Baby–The Science of Nurturing Infant and Caregiver through Music and Movement was the subject of an interview between the author, Sue Doherty, and GroovaRoo (Infant/Caregiver) Dance Instructor and trained physical therapist Julia Greensmith on April 16, 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3NOPsYVPe8
Doing a meditative body scan (practice 1) and practicing awareness of your breathing (practice 2) are ways of being with your body and with yourself in the present moment. They are excellent ways to relieve tension and stress. I invite you to bring awareness to your breath or every part of your body, to know it, learn from it, and manage whatever arises. Also, for those experiencing physical pain (or emotional pain that causes tension in your body), practice 3, a guided meditation on pain is helpful.
Guided Mindfulness Body Scan Meditation
Guided Mindfulness Meditation on Breathing
Guided Mindfulness Meditation for Pain
The following interview with Amber and Meeshi Anjali, founders of GroovaRoo Dance™ and the magic behind 8 viral videos of babywearing dance, appears in Dancing with Your Baby–The Science of Nurturing Infant and Caregiver through Music and Movement [Available in paperback and ebook through Amazon] Read more
This oral history of Dr. Thynn, conducted in August 2017, is a follow-up to our meeting at the end 2014, which appears at the end of this update and Q & A. Dr. Thynn moved back, after a two year hiatus in Santa Rosa, to the Sae Taw Win II Dhamma Center in 2014, which she established in 1998. It was, in her words: “the best thing I did for myself”. In this continuing oral history, she explains her decision, the period since her return, current happenings at the center, and answers questions about mindfulness practice in daily life.