Posts

The Case for Community Mindfulness Practice

At the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness, we honor thousands of years of wisdom tradition in elevating the importance of community in the development of a robust practice.

Meet the Teacher: Shane Ledford

Meet Shane Ledford, CYT, Core Community Teacher for the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness, Yin Yoga teacher, student of walking meditation (“Kinhin”) and Forest Therapy (“Shinrin-Yoku”), and avid movie buff.

Teachings for Teachers

At the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness we have been building a secular sangha of teachers, doing our best to create opportunities for support and guidance that can be lacking Midwestern and rural communities.

Building an Inclusive Community: Mindfulness Affinity Groups

The Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness (MAM) values diversity and understands the importance of supporting an inclusive community. In alignment with our core values, we are fortunate to be able to offer a number of affinity groups here in Kansas…

Mindfulness on the Digital Horizon

Meeting online, for a great number of people, is the only way they can realistically participate in mindfulness classes and practice meetings. Not everyone can make it to a meditation center. For these individuals, the virtual community can be a lifeline. But, what happens when, on the sole basis of preference, we curate the inconvenience of face-to-face interactions in our learning, practice and daily lives?

Heading Upstream Together

Heading Upstream Together - the time is now for sustainable solutions and mindfulness is an emerging critical social determinant of health.