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Special Guest: Chris McKenna
October 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
NVIM will host a talk by meditation teacher Chris McKenna, Director at Mindful Schools, a leading organization integrating mindfulness into education.
Chris has also served as the Executive Director of the Mind Body Awareness Project, which published the first formal research on the impact of mindfulness programming on youth in the U.S. juvenile probation system. Chris has spent over a decade working with diverse communities suffering from high incidents of trauma and violence, and has provided legal, medical, and psychosocial services to victims of torture and war crimes. Chris is on the Advisory Council of “Honoring the Path of the Warrior” – a project of the San Francisco Zen Center which teaches mindfulness and somatic awareness techniques to U.S. soldiers returning home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.