The Mindfulness and Meditation Summit. Transform Yourself, Your Community, and the World.

The Mindfulness and Meditation Summit. Transform Yourself, Your Community, and the World

Starting
January 22, 2018


  • FREE 10-day summit
  • 32 leading teachers & visionaries

32 Worldwide Leaders in the Field of
Mindfulness and Meditation

RICHIE DAVIDSON

RICHIE DAVIDSON, PHD

Author of  The Emotional Life of Your Brain and coauthor of  Altered Traits

  • Examines contemplative practice through the lens of recent neuroscience
  • Details different types of meditators and why they achieve varying results
JEWEL

JEWEL

Singer, songwriter, and author of  Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story

  • Explains how self–observation practices helped her work through chronic anxiety and trauma
  • Offers on–the–spot methods for dealing with negative thoughts and self–talk
ALICE WALKER

ALICE WALKER

Pulitzer Prize –winning author of  The Color Purple and Meridian

  • Describes how different forms of mindfulness meditation have affected her writing
  • Considers the practical effects of lovingkindness and tonglen meditation
ECKHART TOLLE

ECKHART TOLLE

Author of  The Power of Now and A New Earth

  • Explains the importance of incorporating meditation in our daily lives
  • Offers methods for achieving inner–body awareness
KATE JOHNSON

KATE JOHNSON

Author of  Friendship as Freedom

  • Offers time–tested pointers on how meditation practice can help alleviate heartbreak and overwhelm
  • Demonstrates tonglen, an essential Buddhist compassion practice
ANDY HOBSON

ANDY HOBSON

Creator of  Revive and Awaken and Everyday Meditations

  • Introduces mindfulness to brand–new learners
  • Brings in elements of play into what is often presented as a dead-serious practice
NOAH LEVINE

NOAH LEVINE

Author of  Against the Stream and Dharma Punx

  • Considers why our minds get lost in the past and future
  • Shows us how to recognize and disengage from compulsive thinking
AMISHI JHA

AMISHI JHA, PHD

Associate professor of psychology at the University of Miami

  • Reveals the effects of chronic stress on performance
  • Details studies that show the immediate cognitive benefits of mindfulness
JUDSON BREWER

JUDSON BREWER, MD, PHD

Director of Research, Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at UMass

  • Sheds light on the neural mechanisms of addiction, craving, and bad habits
  • Investigates how mindfulness affects positive reinforcement
KELLY MCGONIGAL

KELLY MCGONIGAL, PHD

Author of  The Science of Compassion and  The Upside of Stress

  • Presents research on compassion as a natural antidote to suffering
  • Offers a practice for deepening compassion for all beings
DAN HARRIS

DAN HARRIS

Author of  10% Happier and co-anchor of ABC's  Nightline

  • Confronts the common myths about meditation and what it takes to establish a practice
  • Helps us to get unstuck and start meditating right now
VIDYAMALA BURCH

VIDYAMALA BURCH

Founder of Breathworks and author of  You Are Not Your Pain

  • Shares her journey of healing and acceptance after a life–altering spinal injury
  • Presents the basics of Mindfulness–Based Pain Management
ELISHA GOLDSTEIN

ELISHA GOLDSTEIN, PHD

Founder of The Center for Mindful Living and coauthor of  A Mindfulness–Based Stress Reduction Workbook

  • Delves into the common obstacles to regular mindfulness practice
  • Teaches us methods to create and sustain a practice
SHEFALI TSABARY

SHEFALI TSABARY, PHD

Author of  The Conscious Parent and  The Awakened Family

  • Asserts that current models of parenting perpetuate toxic social ideas
  • Highlights myths about parenting and offers alternatives to each
DAN SIEGEL

DAN SIEGEL, MD

Author of  The Mindful Therapist and Mindsight

  • Shares fascinating new research on the benefits of present–moment awareness
  • Teaches us the basic skills and concepts of maintaining presence
CHRISTOPHER WILLARD

CHRISTOPHER WILLARD, PSYD

Author of  Raising Resilience and Growing Up Mindful

  • Discusses methods of teaching mindfulness to a wide range of kids
  • Helps us make mindfulness fun for children, parents, and professionals
CHADE-MENG TAN

CHADE-MENG TAN

Award-winning engineer and author of  Search Inside Yourself

  • Explains the principles of the born–at–Google Search Inside Yourself workplace training curriculum
  • Illuminates how we can bring compassion and kindness to the realities of business
DANIEL GOLEMAN

DANIEL GOLEMAN, PHD

Author of  Emotional Intelligence and coauthor of  Altered Traits

  • Reviews the many claimed benefits of mindfulness and separates facts from fiction
  • Shows how mindfulness training benefits by other inner skills
DIANE MUSHO HAMILTON

DIANE MUSHO HAMILTON

Author of  Everything Is Workable and  The Zen of You and Me

  • Offers three perspectives through which we can approach communication
  • Promotes better interpersonal skills through active mindfulness
ALANIS MORISSETTE

ALANIS MORISSETTE

Grammy Award®–winning singer, songwriter, and activist

  • Discusses different meditation modalities and how they've supported her work
  • Explores creativity, artistry, and how they relate to mindfulness
MICHAEL GERVAIS

MICHAEL GERVAIS, PHD

Sports psychologist and entrepreneur

  • Details the benefits of mindfulness on high performance across many disciplines
  • Examines what it takes to cultivate healthy self–confidence
KRISHNA DAS

KRISHNA DAS

Grammy Award®–nominated kirtan vocalist

  • Comments on chanting as an act of meditation
  • Describes the nature of mantras and how their repetition opens the heart
SAKYONG MIPHAM RINPOCHE

SAKYONG MIPHAM RINPOCHE

Head of the Shambhala Buddhist lineage and author of  Turning the Mind into an Ally

  • Considers why a world of constant and instantaneous contact can still be alienating
  • Offers tips for cultivating authentic connection with others
ETHAN NICHTERN

ETHAN NICHTERN

Author of  The Road Home and  The Dharma of the Princess Bride

  • Sheds light on our modern myths about romantic relationships and spiritual paths
  • Moving beyond relationships based on hope or fear
LEO BABAUTA

LEO BABAUTA

Author of  The Power of Less and  Essential Zen Habits

  • Shows how mindfulness can be the key to lasting habit changes
  • Shares practices for confronting and overcoming habitual behaviors
SHINZEN YOUNG

SHINZEN YOUNG

Author of  The Science of Enlightenment

  • Delves into the multi–dimensional truths of "impermanence"
  • Shows how impermanence transforms our experience of life
RUTH KING

RUTH KING

Author of  Mindful of Race and  Healing Rage

  • Highlights one of the most important social issues of our time
  • Offers mindfulness–based practices for facing racial anger, guilt, and fear
PEMA CHÖDRÖN

PEMA CHÖDRÖN

Author of  How to Meditate and Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better

  • Offers advice on how to abide with and grow from painful experiences
  • Leads listeners in a practice for cultivating empathy in the face of disturbing world events
SHARON SALZBERG

SHARON SALZBERG

Author of  The Kindness Handbook and  Lovingkindness

  • Why cultivating self–love also helps deepen our connections to others
  • Shows us methods for delving into the self with mindfulness
THICH NHAT HANH

THICH NHAT HANH

Zen master and author of  Living Buddha, Living Christ

  • Explains why mindfulness of the breath is such a simple but potent practice
  • Considers the necessity of embracing suffering rather than turning away from it
JON KABAT-ZINN

JON KABAT-ZINN, PHD

Author of  Mindfulness for Beginners and  Full Catastrophe Living

  • Reveals everyday difficulties as gateways to mindfulness practice
  • Lends guidance for meeting the suffering of the world with openhearted compassion
JACK KORNFIELD

JACK KORNFIELD, PHD

Author of  A Lamp in the Darkness and  A Path with Heart

  • Gives a guided tour of the different domains of mindfulness
  • Leads listeners into the power of loving awareness
Pema Chödrön pictured
"The meditative space is like the big sky—spacious, vast enough to accommodate anything that arises. No matter how thick the clouds are, at some point they part and you realize that the blue sky and the sun never went anywhere."
Pema Chödrön

A 10-Day Global Online Event to Transform Yourself,
Your Community, and the World with over 30 Leading
Spiritual Teachers and Visionaries

For newcomers and seasoned meditators alike, welcome to The Mindfulness and Meditation Summit.

What is it? A free 10-day online gathering where you'll:

  • Celebrate and learn with luminary teachers, authors, scientists, artists, and other leading voices of mindfulness and meditation

  • Enjoy a wealth of video learning sessions and guided audio meditations to improve your physical health, resilience, emotional intelligence, and compassion

  • Learn how to improve your personal relationships, work life, and better effect positive changes in the world

  • Start living a more fully awakened, compassionate, and engaged life